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Hazards of 1st degree consanguinity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help u??
User :   hi
User :   this is regarding a marriage between two blood relatives
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any test to analys the risk?
Doctor :   what is the relation between both of them??
User :   fist cussion
Doctor :   it is strictly not advisable
Doctor :   as both will have simlar genes and some times gene which is supressed in the family will become dominant
Doctor :   and this will lead to genetic abnormality in the kid
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