Should women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) be monitored during the postpartum period?

Updated: Feb 07, 2020
  • Author: Howard R Smith, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Answer

Patients with RA must be monitored closely after delivery because of the potential for arthritis flareups to occur during the postpartum period.

For complete information on this topic, see Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pregnancy.


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