A Clinical Geneticist provides genetic counselling if an individual or a family member is affected by a genetic-based conditions. They can provide genetic testing and risk assessment as well as help a person concerned or at risk of rare disorders to live and reproduce as normally as possible.
You may wish to see a Geneticist to determine if you carry a specific genetic mutation or to determine your risk if a disorder which may be present in a family member such a Huntington’s disease. You may have been found to have a genetic condition such Haemochromatosis or multiple colon polyps for which you wish to know if you carry a gene mutation and the chance of passing it to children.
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