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Have acute promylocytic leukemia, low progesterone level. Medication to get pregnant?

hi. i m 29 years old and i have a boy, he is 5 years old. 2 weeks before his delivery i got sick and after delivery i came to now that i have acute promylocytic leukemea. now i m fine, my maintenance has been finished last year. now i want to have another baby, my progesterone level is 3 now n my doc did ultrasound at day 13 she said that ur eggs are not releasing. is there any doc u tell me that is there any medication that can help me out???
Thu, 6 Sep 2012
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Hi imi.hazi.

Thank you for putting up your problem to Healthcare Magic!
It is not advisable that you should get pregnant.
Acute promyelocytic leukemia itself is a very dangerous disease ans when added with pregnancy it can turn lethal anytime for mother and fetus due to it's effect on coagulation and immunity.
Life threatening hemorrhage can occur due to DIC related to APL.
The chemotherapy might have caused the ovaries not release ovum.
Your ova may be having serious genetic disorder now and can produce a deformed child, crippled for life, so avoid getting any further pregnancies.

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