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Precautions to be taken for Consangunous marriages - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Good Morning...
User :   I want know some information about first cousine marriage
User :   Is there any probelm if we will do that
Doctor :   The Consangunous marriages are risky if at all there is undetected family history
Doctor :   and the pedigree would be affected severly
Doctor :   as per the medical literature
User :   this will happen in all cases or only exceptional
Doctor :   Nothing is exceptional the diseases or conditions which are not expressed for some generations are expressed now
User :   ok
User :   What are the precautions we can take if the situation was happend
Doctor :   increased abortions and still births
Doctor :   can happen
User :   what is mean of "still births"
Doctor :   dead baby
User :   ok
User :   What are the precautions we can take if the situation was happend
Doctor :   You should go for genetic counselling
User :   who will give this"genetic counselling"
Doctor :   between them to detect for an genetic defects
Doctor :   provinding preconception reproductive options
Doctor :   improving pregnancy outcome and identifying reproductive choices
Doctor :   The counselling is done for reducing morbidity and mortality in the 1st years of life, and
respecting psychosocial and multicultural issues
Doctor :   The baby born to the couple should be screened too
User :   ok
User :   in my case " we both have same blood group"
User :   this will effect to my children
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   It may not affect
Doctor :   There are large number of issues to be considered
User :   Any effects if our bloods are same .. some body said blood should not be same if you are marry
Doctor :   Nothing of that special
Doctor :   Anything else I can help you?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye
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