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A 31-year-old member asked:

Please tell me, could a mother who has lupus pass it on to her child?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
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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