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Question: am 36yrs and this is my second pregnancy i havent not been asked to do double marker test or down syndrome scan in the first trimester. now i am in second trimester is it fine of not doing the above tests or should i consult doctor regarding this. please help me out .
Answer: After 35 yrs, a women must take double/triple marker test.
Since it doesn't come under normal check up routine,so doctor don't ask for it.also its bit costly also,so they avoid. but u can insist the doctor to write it.i did the same.
Question: hello Doctor, I am having more than 12 weeks of pregnancy. doctor suggested me double marker test and and ultrasound also. both are the report has come results are following.
1 - Double marker - 1:32
2 - Ultrasound - NT Scan = NB hypoplastic
After reviewing both reports by doctor now Double marker result is - 1:84.
So now doctor suggested me to go for NIPT test.
I want to ask how much risk is there with baby ? with this parameter if baby born then how much risk with ?
I also want to ask. with the help of NIPT test should I know the reason that why report is showing Down's syndrome ?
Please suggest me right way.
Answer: NIPT is a DNA test on maternal blood to screen pregnancies for the most common fetal chromosome anomalies: trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome) and trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome). Also the gender of the fetus is determined.