Can lupus (sle) kill my baby?

Rare complications. If i remember correctly, mothers sle antibodies cross the placenta & can cause transient skin, lung &r nervous system problems.A potentially more serious problem occurs with the heart & can produce abnormal heart rhythm disturbances or damage to the heart itself. If severe it could be fatal, some require a pacemaker.

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My mom might have lupus. Does lupus kill you?

Sometimes. Lupus patients die from infections(usually taking a lot of steroids), kidney disease, and brain disease but the disease usually slows down after 40. Read more...

My mum has MS and doctors are starting to think she has Lupus too. If this is the case how would this effect her life and can it kill her?

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Can full body inflamation kill you or cause a stroke? I think I have lupus waiting on results and my body feels inflammed. Burning from the insides.

Theoretically, yes. Full body inflammation, as you put it, can arise in different ways. If you're talking about autoimmune diseases like lupus, those conditions carry an increased risk of blood clot formation, and therefore stroke. The risk is low, overall, and that is reassuring, but it's important to seek appropriate care for you condition, and it sounds like you're doing so. Take care. Read more...

How does lupus affect pregnant women and babies?

Blood pressure. Some women experiences flares while pregnant. In addtion, lupus can cause problems with mom's blood pressure and baby's growth. Very serious cases of lupus can be associated with blood clots and kidney problems. Read more...