Spotting Out During Young Pregnancy In Patients With Lupus?
Greetings Monalisa from Surabaya. I have lupus nephritis, now I am 7 weeks pregnant. But the last 2 days I took blood spots. Then what should I do, is otu dangerous? This is my child’s second pregnancy before 8.5 years, my first child was born before I had lupus. Please answer, thank you.
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Lupus nephritis is inflammation of the kidneys caused by the influence of lupus erythematosus (or SLE). In patients with lupus nephritis, it can cause a decrease in kidney function in filtering metabolic waste and toxins in the body, so that protein is found in the urine of patients.
Complaints of lupus nephritis can include foamy urine, dark urine, frequent urination, high blood pressure, increased body weight, and swelling in the body.
In pregnancy, lupus can affect the period of pregnancy with the risk of complications that may occur, such as:
1. miscarriage in gestational age after the first trimester
2, the death of the baby in the womb
3. premature birth
4. high blood pressure and urine protein in pregnancy
Therefore, if a lupus patient is planning a pregnancy and during pregnancy, it is advisable to have regular consultations with an internist who treats him, so that the internist and obstetrician can carry out an evaluation and supervision of fetal well-being and maternal health during pregnancy.
In connection with your question, the presence of complaints of blood spots during your pregnancy, you need to know the cause, whether due to hormonal influences, placental location, trauma, injury to the birth canal, early signs of miscarriage or an infection.
Because we cannot determine the cause of the spots in the pregnancy that you are experiencing, because we do not conduct a direct examination, so you should consult directly with your obstetrician as early as possible.
Early examination will provide more detailed information relating to the condition of your current pregnancy, especially in the presence of lupus. The doctor will plan a physical examination and supportive examinations to help determine the cause and determine whether there is a risk for your current pregnancy.
Some things you need to consider during this pregnancy are
1. avoid physical fatigue, especially if you are a career woman, then evaluate your physical condition and your body's health for your physical abilities
2. discuss with your doctor to find out the danger signs that might occur during this pregnancy
3. avoid sleeping late
4. avoid instant food and lack of good nutritional quality
Thus the info we can convey.