How risky is it to get pregnant with lupus anticoagulant?

No big deal usually. Depending on whether you have a diagnosis of lupus or prior clotting problems, this may or may not be significant for your pregnancy. Studies show that most women with lac have normal pregnancies. Lupus anticoagulant (lac) is a laboratory finding and in and of itself not significant for predicting clinical outcomes. If you have systemic lupus erythematosus the plot thickens and you need to see mfm.

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I tested positive for lupus anticoagulant when I was pregnant but do not now. My brother has as and my son is + for hlab27. Should I get tested again?

Different things. The + hal b-27 not related to lupus anticoagulant(la). The la needs to confirmed, especially if you have a history of clinical problems related to the la like blood clots in the legs, emboli to the lung, strokes, misscarriages, etc. Depending on the clinical picture you may need therapy - many only Aspirin for its anticlotting ability or stronger blood thinners. Read more...

Is it sle or lupus anticoagulant that causes pregnancy problems?

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. Read more...
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. Read more...

Have lupus anticoagulant, how soon can I become pregnant?

No concern. Lac may increase the risk of some complications in pregnancy, but has no impact on when you should get pregnant. It may be, however, that there was a condition that led your doctor to test for lac, that has some impact on this question. Check with your doctor. Read more...

If I have the lupus anticoagulant what do I need to know before getting pregnant?

No big deal usually. Depending on whether you have a diagnosis of lupus or prior clotting problems, this may or may not be significant for your pregnancy. Studies show that most women with lac have normal pregnancies. Lupus anticoagulant (lac) is a laboratory finding and in and of itself not significant for predicting clinical outcomes. If you have systemic lupus erythematosus the plot thickens and you need to see mfm. Read more...