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Hi can steroids be taken in pregnancy I have jra and m 4 weeks pregnant i still have morning stiffness and joint pain , if yes then what dose is safe?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Congratulations on your early pregnancy ; yes, steroids can be safely given in early pregnancy if needed for many auto-immune diseases.
It's best if you see your doc asap to ensure proper dosing, weaning, ; fetal surveillance. Your doc can also give you alternatives to steroids. Some pregnancies sometimes improve symptoms from jra. Good luck ; take care.

In brief: Consult Your Doc

Congratulations on your early pregnancy ; yes, steroids can be safely given in early pregnancy if needed for many auto-immune diseases.
It's best if you see your doc asap to ensure proper dosing, weaning, ; fetal surveillance. Your doc can also give you alternatives to steroids. Some pregnancies sometimes improve symptoms from jra. Good luck ; take care.
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