Is there treatment? : Adults with achondroplasia should also monitor and control their weight. Treatment with human growth safety, which is still considered experimental, has been preliminary reported to increase the growth rate after treatment, but studies have not yet demonstrated that adult height is increased by this treatment.
Is there a genetic test?: Yes genetic tests are available for many of the known causal genes of dwarfism-related confusion, but these tests often aren't necessary to make an careful diagnosis. Your doctor is likely to suggest a test only to analyze among possible diagnoses when other evidence is unclear or as a part of further family planning. If your pediatrician believes your daughter may have Turner syndrome, then a special lab test may be done that assesses the X chromosomes extracted from blood cells.