Expert Answers to Your Concerns


If you have psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and are thinking about starting a family, you may have a number of questions and concerns.

How might the disease and treatment affect your pregnancy? And what is the likelihood of passing on PsA to your child?

Here are six questions that might be going through your mind, along with expert answers to calm some of your fears. Read on, and then talk with your doctor about your concerns and your overall health.

1. Is It Harder to Get Pregnant With PsA?

Having an inflammatory, autoimmune disease like psoriatic arthritis doesn’t necessarily make it harder to conceive, says Mohammad Kamran, MD, a rheumatologist at Wellstar Rheumatology Associates in Marietta, Georgia.



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