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Birth defect - fingers

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I was born with an extra digit on my right hand, and also a missing toe on my left foot with the middle two toes fused together. How do I find out/be so sure that I don't pass on these characteristics to my offsprings in the future?
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Dr. Vinod Kumar A.C Bangalore | Orthopedic Surgeon
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It  can be detected by ultrasound scan at fifth month of pregnancy, that is anomaly scan, it is so can go for MTP or such anomaly can be operated during infancy or childhood
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