Is lupus or autoimmune disease transmited from mother to baby?

Sort of. Lupus itself is not transmitted mother to child. However, there is a specific lupus antibody that can be passed during pregnancy that can affect the child's heart. There is a higher risk that your child could develop an autoimmune disease if a parent has one.

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Can someone with lupus or an autoimmune disease drink beer or hard liquor?

See below. You can consume alcohol so long you are not medication that could cause liver damage if you drink alcohol. When in doubt it is always good to call and ask your physician to see if it would okay to consume alcohol with the medications prescribed. Read more...

Can you put lupus or Sjorgens into remission? How bad are these autoimmune diseases? They think I have one of these two.... So confused

Yes can be controlle. either lupus or Sjorgen's, but why do you think you have either? first you have got to be diagnosed which is often hard to, and needs an experienced rheumatologist, check with your doctor first who might refer you if necessary, good luck. Read more...

How does plaquinil slow the process of scleroderma and lupus? Or any autoimmune disease

See below. There is has been much on how exactly it works but it is thought to work on tlrs or toll-like receptors which play a role in the immune system. Read more...

Is it possible for eosinophilic esophagitis be a symptom of lupus or other autoimmune disease?

No. Eoe, though incompletely understood, is not related to lupus or other autoimmune diseases. Read more...
Learning more . A recent publication in the journal of allergy and clinical immunology described a subset of patients with eosinophilic esophagitis who have connective tissue disease. Musculoskeletal pain and hypermobility of the joints were described in these patients. We hope to learn more and more is further research gives us more answers. Read more...