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Patient Does Not Want to Pass AD to Her Unborn Child: Is It Possible?


A woman is trying to conceive and wants to take all steps to prevent her child from inheriting severe atopic dermatitis. Test your knowledge on recommendations.

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A 27-year-old woman presents to your clinic with a long-standing history of atopic dermatitis (AD), which has been severe since childhood and often worsens during winter, occasionally requiring hospitalization.

Currently trying to conceive, she inquires about preventive strategies against her child inheriting severe AD. Which recommendation would be most appropriate?

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