If you have a family history of genetic conditions or simply want to know your risk, gynecologist Dr. Priyabala Ramaiah, MD, can help at Total Women's Care in Canton, Ohio. Dr. Ramaiah offers genetic services, including counseling, to determine if genetic testing is right for you. Doing so detects the presence of, or your risk of disease so you can be proactive regarding your health. Call Dr. Ramaiah’s office to learn more, or book an appointment online today.
Genetic services include genetic testing and counseling regarding health conditions you may have or be at risk for. Genetic tests are entirely voluntary, but can give you peace of mind knowing if you or your unborn baby are at risk of developing certain diseases. Genetic tests help:
Over 1,000 genetic tests are available, with more coming in the future.
Numerous methods are available for genetic testing, such as:
Dr. Ramaiah gives you information about each genetic test, including emotional and social consequences or rewards associated with it, to help you decide if genetic testing is right for you.
Dr. Ramaiah lets you know which genetic tests to consider based on symptoms you’re having, a family history of disease, or the desire for peace of mind. She may recommend one or more of the following:
Dr. Ramaiah refers you to the appropriate professional for tests she doesn’t complete in her office.
The method used for genetic testing depends on which condition you’re being tested. Expect one or more of following as part of routine genetic testing procedures:
Genetic testing helps you make informed decisions about you or your future child’s health. When you’re ready to find out if genetic testing is right for you, call Total Women’s Care, or book an appointment online.