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Can Lupus Be Passed On To Your Children
Pregnancy and lupus: Chances of baby developing lupus are very small. Neonatal lupus is a condition in which mothers ant-ro or anti-la antibodies temporarily pass through the placenta to baby and can cause rash or rarely heart block needing a pacemaker. Chances of a childhood lupus born to a lupus mother is less than 10% in females and 2% in males and chance of autoimmune disease in their life lime is 15-20% range. ...Read more
Not directly: Fertility is not impaired. The only caveat is if the individual with RA or sle has clotting issues known as antiphospholipid antibodies. The presence of these antibodies can increase the risk of miscarriages or stillbirths. Simple blood tests can detect them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On methotrexate to control lupus. I can never have children unless i stop this med, but nothing else controls awful symptoms. What are my options?
36 wks preg being tested for lupus. I have delivered 2 children zero issues so is it unlikely for me to have lupus? read women w lupus have problems
Possibly: When family members have autoimmune diseases, there is always a risk that other family members may develop an autoimmune disease though it may not be same exact disease. Autoimmune diseases can't be predicted based on genetics alone---there other enviromental factors that may affect their development. ...Read more
How hereditary (percentage who get it) if lupus between parents and children, and also among siblings?
Fairly rare: The incidence of hereditary aspects of lupus are fairly rare. The overall incidence of hereditary aspects of lupus range from 5 to 12% which again suggests the causes of lupus are multiple which may include a small hereditary componet. ...Read more
Not directly: A pregnant mother can not pass lupus to her unborn baby., and it is not directly inherited like other genetic diseases. ...Read more
Mental and physical: Mental and physical engagement. Do not "rot." keep your mind and body engaged in some stimulating activity, albeit mild. Watch less tv. Do not eat, for lack of things to do. Read, write, walk, use hand weights, engage in conversation. And, as important, be optimistic! ...Read more
I am weaning off Klonopin and have Lupus. I have had a severe headache for a week. My temples, eyes, the region below the ears and the back of head hurt. I have never had this before and it worsens in light. Should I see a doctor or wait for it to pass?
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