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Can lupus nephritis patients be pregnant?

admin TAGS: 2017-08-13 19:41

Can lupus nephritis patients be pregnant? Lupus nephritis patients who have been stopped drugs for at least half a year can consider whether to be pregnant. Because lupus nephritis patients take a lot of hormonal drugs and immunosuppressive agents to control the disease, these drugs can cause hormonal disorders in patients, resulting in decreased female conception, and hormone drugs can lead to fetal malformations. And pregnancy itself will make lupus patients with increased burden of heart and kidney function, induced disease recurrence.
Can lupus nephritis patients be pregnant?  The specific internal environment of pregnant women body has an important relationship with progression of lupus nephritis. During pregnancy, the patient's immune response continued to increase than before, it can lead to increased production of autoantibodies. At the same time, estrogen levels continue to increase and increased burden of kidney caused by pregnancy can cause lupus nephritis activity, recurrence and even further aggravated the condition.

Can lupus nephritis patients be pregnant?

Can lupus nephritis patients be pregnant? Pregnant women in different stages of lupus nephritis during pregnancy, the embryo and fetuses will have adverse effects. The incidence of recurrent abortion, embryo or fetal death, fetal growth restriction, preterm birth and perinatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy are higher. So it is generally not recommended lupus nephritis patients to be pregnant, lupus nephritis patients with pregnancy should consider carefully.

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