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Can I have children if I have lymphangioleiomyomatosis?

As long as your respiratory system is still healthy, pregnancy may be a possibility for those with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). However, hormone levels do change during pregnancy, which could make LAM symptoms worse. Talk to your doctor and obstetrician before considering pregnancy.

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How does lymphangioleiomyomatosis affect the body?
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What increases my risk for lymphangioleiomyomatosis?
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Can men be affected by lymphangioleiomyomatosis?
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Are there alternative treatments for lymphangioleiomyomatosis?
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