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What research is being done on lupus in pregnancy?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Kidney disease

If a woman with lupus has kidney disease (lupus nephritis), it presents a major problem during pregnancy.
Both the mother and the fetus are at risk. Studies are being done to control nephritis before and during pregnancy. It is difficult to introduce new drugs to pregnant patients as the risks to the baby are unknown.

In brief: Kidney disease

If a woman with lupus has kidney disease (lupus nephritis), it presents a major problem during pregnancy.
Both the mother and the fetus are at risk. Studies are being done to control nephritis before and during pregnancy. It is difficult to introduce new drugs to pregnant patients as the risks to the baby are unknown.
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