A 32-year-old member asked:
What to do if i have a rare condition call ectodermal dysplasia and i want to know if this will effect my pregnancy?
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Shouldn't, but...: Your disease should not effect your pregnancy, but some forms if ectodermal dysplasia are inherited. You may need to meet with a genetic counsellor to discuss your risk.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
I have ectodermal dysplasia and I want to know if this will effect my pregnancy?
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Pediatrics 59 years experience
Ectodermal dysplasia: Ectodermal dysplasia consists of the triad of sparse hair, no (or few sweat) glands and absent (or a few ) teeth. It is a recessive x-linked transmission and therefore the full expression is seen in boys. Partial expression may be seen in female carriers due to random inactivation of the x chromosome. I believe that you have the latter form of the disease and therefore pregnancy may be safe.
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Last updated Jul 6, 2014
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