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Can women with friedreich ataxia get pregnant?

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Dr. Chan Hwang
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Yes

Friedreich's ataxia (fa) is an inherited disease that damages the nervous system. Women with fa often have less severity than men with fa.
Reproductive systems can function, but it is not recommended for a person with fa to have children because all their children would either have fa or be carriers for the disease, that is, have a copy of the abnormal gene which causes fa.

In brief: Yes

Friedreich's ataxia (fa) is an inherited disease that damages the nervous system. Women with fa often have less severity than men with fa.
Reproductive systems can function, but it is not recommended for a person with fa to have children because all their children would either have fa or be carriers for the disease, that is, have a copy of the abnormal gene which causes fa.
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