Friday, 26 April 2019

47 XXX; The Triple X Syndrome

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The Triple X Syndrome?

Every normal female is born with pair of two chromosomes in each of her cells.triple X syndrome, also known as trisomy X or XXX is a rare medical condition where a female has an added X chromosome in each of her cells.

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This condition is however applicable to only women and girls and it is gotten as a result of an was abnormality during reproduction. It is also almost harmless as most of the affected girls need no medications.

Causes Of The Triple X Syndrome.


Triple X syndrome is caused by a random event during the formation of reproductive cells. An error in the division of cells known as nondisjunction can result in reproductive cells with an abnormal number of chromosomes.

This condition is neither the fault of the male parent nor the female parent. It is a random event during reproduction that can not be dictated. It is also known to be very rare. 47 XXX is not normally inherited but a few cases of inheritance has been reported.

What Are The Symptoms Of The Triple X Syndrome?


A great many number of people with the condition has little or no symptoms. However, in some cases, there are a number of symptoms to watch out for. Examples of these symptoms are;
  • People with 47 XXX are usually taller than normal. However, this does not cause an abnormal or unusual appearance.
  • Many people with the triple x syndrome also have widely spaced eyes.
  • Learning and memory disabilities are common in people with trisomy.
  • Epicanthal folds. Epicanthal folds is a folding in the eye linings common among trisomy carriers.
After having the knowledge of the symptoms of the triple X syndrome, it will also be a good idea to know if you have this condition. The question is;

How Do I Know If I Have The Syndrome?


Oftentimes, the triple X syndrome may be without any symptoms. Due to this fact, there are not many ways by which you can detect a triple x carrier. The few ways you can know if someone has the syndrome.

An example of a way you can spot a 47 XXX carrier is an evident delay in development and learning. Some patients will have some delay in acquiring the motor skills like walking and sitting up. They may also develop some learning disabilities and may also suffer from poor memory.

However, this is not a certain way of diagnosing if someone has the syndrome. The most certain way is Karyotyping. Karyotyping is also known as chromosomal analysis. Chromosomal analysis is a medical examination of the chromosomes in the cells. This is a perfect way of diagnosing if you have the syndrome.

Chromosomal analysis can also be performed before a child is born, which means it is possible to know if an unborn baby is having the unusual chromosomes number.

The chromosomal analysis can be done in the hospital by a trained medical expert. Try to talk to your medical doctor for more details about chromosomal analysis.

Can Triple X Be Treated?


As the syndrome is not considered as an infection, it is currently not curable and there is no way to remove the extra X in the chromosomes. However, there are some things we can do to try to help people carrying triple X live normal lives.

Some of the people affected by triple X usually suffer from self afflicted health issues because they always feel depressed when they remember they are actually carrying an abnormality, forgetting that it might be totally harmless.

Below are a few tips we can follow to help people with the triple X syndrome.
  • Assistance and support: Because triple X carriers usually lag, it will do them a lot of good if we help them in their school work, etc. Although it is sometimes difficult to teach someone who is many times taller! lol.
  • Early intervention: Knowing early that a child has the triple X syndrome will help greatly in the upbringing of a child as the parents will easily know her defects and help her in those aspects. It is however necessary for the parents not to abuse or make the child feel inferior because of her condition.
  • Periodic screening: This is to regularly check the health condition of the carrier in an hospital by a medical professional and see how it could be developed.
  • Kidney and health evaluation: As this is not absolutely necessary, it is recommended to diagnose extra diseases in her system and kidney health because carriers of the triple x appear to be open to this dangerous diseases and if they're regularly checked, any malfunctions will be detected early and treated promptly.



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