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Pregnant. Want to know about stem cell banking? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 17-Jul-2013
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Recently i had mouth alcer. Sometimes it will come repeatedly. Can you suggest some natural way of avoiding this or what would be the root cause and health tips to avoid mouth ulcer

User:I would like to know about stem cell banking..
User:I am expecting out baby within 2 months..
User:why we need to go for a stem cell banking?
Doctor:Stem cell banking is the latest advancement in medical field. Here the cord blood from the baby and sample from the placenta is stored.
User:what are the advantages and disadvantages?
Doctor:The idea is that the stem cells obtained from these samples have a capacity to regenerate and provide cure to some disease such as diabetes, blood cancers, parkinsonism, etc.
Doctor:These cells can also be utilized to treat you and your subsequent off XXXXXXX
Doctor:The disadvantage is that it is a costly process.
Doctor:If there are no family history of serious medical disease such as blood cancer, there may not be any need to use stem cells stored.
Doctor:In simple words, this is just an insurance to you, your child and other off XXXXXXX However whether or not you would use this insurance in future is unknown.
Doctor:There are very high chances that you may not utilize it if there are no family history of serious medical disease.
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