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PUVA during pregnancy

CCoPE
Date: 2005-08-12

Question:
I am a 38 year old female undergoing treatment for mycosis fungoides. I've opted for the PUVA and ultra-violet light treatment and have been in treatment since May. I was hoping to try to get pregnant in the new year and my physician suggested in check here for any potential complications between the treatments and pregnancy. Should I stop a certain number of months in advance, can I continue during the pregnancy, what are my options? Thank you

Answer:
The following information should not replace the assessment and advice you have been receiving from your physician (cancer specialist, obstetrician, or any other healthcare provider). It is offered for your information only. Consult your physician.

The decision to continue PUVA in pregnancy should be made in consultation with your oncologist. It will depend on the status of your individual condition.

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