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06 Apr 2006

High Cholesterol
Hi,

I am 28 years of age and was recently diagnosed with high cholesterol. I am on no cholesterol medication at this stage. My husband and I are thinking of starting a family. What is the possible health risks should I become pregnant for myself and the baby?

Kind regards
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The pregnancy will not worsen your cholesterol and the baby will not be affected by high cholesterol.

Best wishes
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