Neural tube defect

What is Neural tube defect?

It is a birth defect caused by chromosomal anomalies which leads to failure of fusion of the neural crest during the development of the embryo.

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hi i am about 9 weeks pregnant. i was having some periods pain , and doctor advised me to take duphaston 10mg twice a day .so i am taking that from...

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Hello. Thanks for asking Healthcare Magic.Duphaston is given to women who have history of miscarriage or those who have threatened abortion....

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hello doctor.irregular periods.i am using letroz tablets.to day doctor suggest folvite tablets.when i get pregnet.how many months iam using folic...

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Hello,
Before you concieve you can take folvite for 2-3 months.Its to avoid neural tube defects in the fetus and a standard part of ante natal...

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Are you familiar with the mthfr gene and its possible mutation?

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