Cleft lip and palate

Patient

Q: Hi i have a cleft lip and palate i am 21 years of age. i am the first person in all generations within my family to have this. i took swab tests when i was younger to see if i could pass this on to my children or is my case just unlucky but i never recieved an answer. can you tell me if tho i am the first in my family to have one can i still pass this on to my children as i really dont want to.

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