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how do u know if my child has lupus

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
No one knows: That information is not known, lupus is a genetically complex disease. But it is not likely.

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: The disease starts with the first symptoms.
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Dr. Robert Lowe
17 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
No way to know: Lupus is an autoimmune disease that involves an abnormal immune system that attacks self.Although we know that changes in some genes may put you at in ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Low: Per the lupus foundation, if a parent has lupus, the chance of a child having lupus is 5%.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Maybe: Disocoid lupus can cause localized s raring but 5 per cent of the cases are associated with systemic lupus which needs monitoring and approriate treat ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: While there is a degree of hereditary predisposition to lupus, the risk of a child developing it in this situation remains low.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It would definitely depend on the severity and activity of your lupus but most women with lupus can certainly deliver a healthy baby gaving an otomi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Small chance.: Less than 5% of sle patients have a child contract lupus, but in aggrate, a variety of automuune problems, many mild, like ''hashimoto's thyroiditis, ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Systemic lupus erythematosis (sle) can present in many ways. The classic butterfly rash is just one of the manifestations of this multisystem disease. ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
Lupus : Lupus is an extremely variable disease. The prognosis in kids depends on the severity of internal organ involvement and success of treatment. Childr ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not directly: A pregnant mother can not pass lupus to her unborn baby., and it is not directly inherited like other genetic diseases.

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