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Can lymphangioleiomyomatosis be prevented?

Since the cause of lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is not known, it is not known whether it can be prevented. Research into this question is ongoing. Fortunately, LAM is in general a very rare condition, so your chances of diagnosis are low.

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Can men be affected by lymphangioleiomyomatosis?
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Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) can affect men; however, it is extremely rare. Although it is unknown...
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How do medications treat lymphangioleiomyomatosis?
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Unfortunately, there are no current treatments available to prevent lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) c...
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Does lymphangioleiomyomatosis affect children differently than adults?
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Except for rare cases, lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is only found in adult women. Most women who g...
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Can I have children if I have lymphangioleiomyomatosis?
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