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Want a baby after leukaemia

Hi

I am 26 years old, 6 years ago i was diagnosed with Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, i had a bone marrow transplant 5 years ago with total body radiation, i have not had a period in 5 years due to this and i know its unlikely but is there any chance i could still get pregnant?
I am now taking HRT so i must have also gone through early menapause Sad
I have also had chronic graft versus host disease which left me quite disabled for a couple of years, i still have joint problems but am waiting to have surgery to help.
I asked about egg donation a couple of years ago but the doctor without even giving me a scan said it wouldnt work?
I just wanted to know what you thought?
would it be worth having a scan to see if i would be able to carry a baby from an egg donor?
or would there be any chance of it happening naturally?
I dont have much hope but just thought i would ask
I have never met or spoken to anyone in the same situation, i just wondered if anyone had been through the same thing, its heartbreaking watching all my friends have their babys and they really dont understand what im feeling
I got married 6 months ago and would love to start a family


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replied December 6th, 2010
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Your chances of pregnancy would depend on your ability to produce healthy eggs and having their release or ovulation. Discuss your pregnancy plans with an infertility specialist rather than your regular doctor. He/she will be able to suggest the best possible way out to help you with pregnancy. You can discuss at length about all the options available in your case and then proceed further.
Take care.



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