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Is it sle or lupus anticoagulant that causes pregnancy problems?

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Dr. Arthur Bobrove
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Lupus and pregnanacy

Sle or lupus is less likely to cause serious problems in pregnanacy if the disease is well controlled before conception, especially if you are cared for by both a rheumatologist and "high risk" ob.
Also presence of lupus anticoagulant can be managed suceesfully.

In brief: Lupus and pregnanacy

Sle or lupus is less likely to cause serious problems in pregnanacy if the disease is well controlled before conception, especially if you are cared for by both a rheumatologist and "high risk" ob.
Also presence of lupus anticoagulant can be managed suceesfully.
Dr. Arthur Bobrove
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Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Both can

Sle can flare during a pregnancy and lead to fetal complications.
Lupus anticoagulant and other "antiphospholipids" are part of anti phospholipid syndrome, which causes late miscarriages. The blood test result alone is not a disease, however. A high risk OB and rheumatologist would help you ascertain your risks.

In brief: Both can

Sle can flare during a pregnancy and lead to fetal complications.
Lupus anticoagulant and other "antiphospholipids" are part of anti phospholipid syndrome, which causes late miscarriages. The blood test result alone is not a disease, however. A high risk OB and rheumatologist would help you ascertain your risks.
Dr. Angus Worthing
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