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Why do women typically get arthritis when they are pregnant?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: They don't

Pregnancy often has a protective effect against arthritis and flares of arthritis.
This is partly due to the hormonal changes during pregnancy.

In brief: They don't

Pregnancy often has a protective effect against arthritis and flares of arthritis.
This is partly due to the hormonal changes during pregnancy.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. Barbara Toppin
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Most do not

Arthritis during pregnancy is not seen often.
Some women have musculoskeletal discomfort due a change in posture during pregnancy.

In brief: Most do not

Arthritis during pregnancy is not seen often.
Some women have musculoskeletal discomfort due a change in posture during pregnancy.
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Dr. Barbara Toppin
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