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Dr c/dr norm s ... I spoke with you few months ago

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Hi dr c/dr norm s ... I spoke with you few months ago regarding sleeping with ex 10th march and got back with partner fell pregnant and got positive in May which gave me due date of jan 6th dated by 3 early ultrasounds weeks.I had at 2 weeks over due baby looks like partner and his brother but I recieve a letter saying he has sickle cell trait which my partner does not have his father does have it and his sister (same mum and dad) but he does not im so confused. Could my 6 week 9 week and 13 week scan all bin wrong conception from ultrasounds were April 16. Pls help
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
any other medical issues?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Do you want my help on this?I noticed you requested someone else
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes please
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
I doubt it. Does he have sickle cell disease or trait?the father could have trait and not show any signs
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Trait but in uk I'm pretty certain you are tested at birth? Do you agree with the advise I was given before in regards ***** ***** accuracy and I'm just confused
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Yes, I do but not everyone was tested in that day and age
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thing is his father has it but not him
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Okay I understand no.Yes, he doesn't always get it from his father.It is not 100%its 50% chance he will get it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm confused my baby has it.
His father does not! But his fathers father does!!!
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Ok. I see. I would get his father tested to be sureHe probably has it and was never properly tested
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok so you don't think scans could of bin wrong? At 6 weeks 9 weeks and 13
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
no
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So if he requested paternity I should pass?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
No you should do it to confirm
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
To confirm I'm very confused? Are you saying that there may be an issue
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
I'm saying that if there is any question I would always do a paternity but I think it is okay
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I was told I could be certain due to dates by previous on here
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Yes, you can be certain.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's just you say you think I'll be ok indicating your not sure
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Nothing in medicine is 100%
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Great so that means the scans could be off by 5/6 weeks I'm devastated
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Just get tested.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I just don't get this I was told there's no way it could be wrong etc now this ....... I dunno what to think anymore. You say I can be certain but then say get tested bit confusing
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
I think he is the father as you think. However, I would get tested to be sure
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thank you doctor for your help.how can I delete this thread?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
I will close it after you rate me positive
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can I ask based on dates a percentage of how much you believe he is the father?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
80%
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Wow so different to dr norm he gave*****c
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
They are more generous than me apparently
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You say the trait test not all babies were tested in that day and age talking early 80's are you sure
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
yes
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please delete this thread!

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