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can I have features of down syndrome but not be mpaired?

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Hi there. This is something I have struggled with my whole life. Some mean people say I look like I have down syndrome. My nose never grew a bridge my eyes are slanty and a very round face can you have features of down syndrome but not actually be learning impaired? or is it basically just birth defects? thanks in advance

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replied October 27th, 2016
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Welcome to e health forum.

The issues, which you have indicated here, are more of cosmetic nature, and do not indicate that you have any medical disorder.

It is difficult to make a diagnosis without a complete medical history and physical examination.

Your history and description do not indicate any thing abnormal.

Hence consult your doctor who can examine you and provide a proper medical opinion.

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