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Confirmatory test to detect paternity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answe
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   How may I help you ?
User :   i have a son born on the 18th jan 2007, but had sex with someone on the 3rd april 2006 while on a course, they came back and had sex with my partner 15th april can you tell me who the father is please
Doctor :   let me read your query
Doctor :   can you give me the Last menstrual period in april 2006
Doctor :   i hope you do remember ?
User :   i have iregular peroids
Doctor :   how long have you had this problem
User :   since i was 14
User :   i think i had one on the 13th april 2006 but couldnt be 100%
Doctor :   based on estimation of the conception date, the date of conception should be b/w 20th april & 27th april, (but this is on the basis that you have regular periods)
User :   would it be possible for the other guy to be the father
Doctor :   on that basis, your partner, is the nearest to be the father, considering, the conception date as b/w 15th april & 20th april
User :   so could you be 100% that he is
Doctor :   the only confirmation test, giving 100% true result in this regard would be a DNA analysis (paternity test)
User :   i understand that, but what are the chances of the other guy being the father is it very unlikeley
Doctor :   but the info, i have given, is the nearest to be the correct one, based , if you had regular periods
Doctor :   the chances of the other guy, being the father, would be less
User :   ok, can you recomend a dna test
Doctor :   any paternity test, would be helpful in this case, & there are not much other tests done here
User :   ok thankyou
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