Is there any pregnancy risks for women with lupus?

Yes! Most risks are maneable. It is difficult to get pregnant if you have active disease. Most women are quite with disease activity, before they get pregnant. However, there is a frequent flare in the last trimester, whicch usually subsides after parturition. You need to be screen for antiphospholipid antibodies if you become pregnant. Your rheumatologist and ob/gyn doctors can work in tandem.

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Can there be any pregnancy risks for women with discoid lupus?

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