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Can Lupus Nephritis Patients Get Pregnant

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2014-03-30 17:34

Lupus Nephritis is a secondary disease that damages the renal,which result in a decline in kidney function because patients condition with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) affects and damage the kidney.It’s most common to young and middle aged women suffer from SLE.What’s more,SLE usually accompanies the damage to kidneys,so it is more prevalent among women. ONLINE DOCTOR can help you more quickly for free.

So can patients with Lupus Nephritis get pregnant?

Kidney-disease specialist points out that more unmarried patients worry this problem greatly. However,what patients can rest assured of is that the Lupus Nephritis patients in complete remission can get married and have children after treatment.

Generally speaking,the female patients will not be affected by Lupus Nephritis to fertility.But it has more influence on fetus.The phenomena such as miscarriage, premature birth and stillbirth are common and the intrauterine growth of fetus is slow.The risk of preeclampsia among puerperae with Lupus Nephritis is higher than ordinary puerperae.By this study's calculation,about 30% patients with Lupus Nephritis will suffer from the eclampsia and the abortion rate of 23.7% will appears in patients with SLE and the risk of preterm birth is 15.8%.The morbidity of fetal death will be nearly 50% as high among patients with LN accompanied with antiphospholipid antibody positive.The activity level of female patients condition’s processing,the strength of the kidney,a lot of proteinuria and HBP etc determine the rate of stillbirth.

If the renal functions and the blood pressure is normal and the SLE is not activity,the gestation for mother and fetus has no influence.What’more,gestation will not increase the remobilization rate of LN and has little influence on prognosis.In normal conditions,the female patients are allowed to get pregnant with the normal functions of kidnets and heart in a stable condition in more than a year.Here to remind women friends,besides hormone,you must stop the immunosuppressive agents before 3 months of pregnancy.In addition,in the whole process of pregnancy,the close monitoring must be taken to examine the patients condition and laboratory items.Disease progression may occurs in some female patients in mid-late pregnancy.So the safest medicines are hormone and Chinese Medicine and other medicine should be stopped.The enough dose of hormone and pure Chinese herbal medicine should be given to treat the disease.The patients should not go their own way and be attentive to their diet.If possible, to get guidance from an experienced doctor to avoid causing the severe consequence.

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