In-depth

Complications

Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Tests and diagnosis

Amniocentesis

Chorionic villus sampling

Genetic testing

Genetic testing is used to detect altered genes that may cause illness or disease. Although genetic testing can offer important health information, it has limitations.

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References
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