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If You Have Lupus Is A C Section Safe
Yes: A great deal of the risk comes from the general condition of the patient, other diseases present (hypertension, diabetes, etc.), and other factors such as smoking. The lupus does play a role but if the disease is well controlled without serious involvement such as brain or kidney inflammation, patients can do quite well throughout pregnancy and delivery (c-section or vaginal). ...Read more
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
Moderation: In moderation, alcohol can be safe in patients with lupus but certain medications used for lupus may make it unsafe. The caveat is that alcohol has many problems if taken in excess, if taken before driving, if taken while pregnant, etc. The list goes on. However, having lupus is not an absolute contraindication to alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Control risk factors: The best way to insure an uneventful pregnancy to to be sure your lupus is under excellent control and you do not have any risk factors such as anticardiolipin antibodies present. Be under the care of a rheumatologist and do not stop any meds during pregnancy without the approval of the rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There's a risk: Colorful tattoos have been linked with bad flare-ups. Whether this is a coincidence or cause, getting such a tattoo is playing russian roulette with your chaotic immune system. Lupus is among the cruelest of diseases, and i admire your proactive approach to your health. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I have recently been diagnosed with lupus, and I am wondering what medication is safe to take for pain. Is pain in lower back related to my kidney?
Waste of money: Safe or not there is nothing in this product you need to be taking. If you are eating a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetable and lean meats you are getting all the antioxidants you need. As well this product contains a high amount of potassium, which could be dangerous for someone with kidney disease. ...Read more
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