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Will Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) affect my pregnancy or chances of getting pregnant?
Michele Meltzer, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Date Added: 05/22/13

People who have rheumatoid arthritis have no more difficulty than anyone else getting pregnant. When, we think, when people are pregnant, they release the equivalent of prednisone and for this reason is what we think ... when people are actually pregnant, their rheumatoid arthritis is less active an...
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Dr. Michele Meltzer, MD, joined the staff of Thomas Jefferson University in 2007. She is currently working with ILAR (International League of Associations for Rheumatology) East Africa to improve opportunities to learn about rheumatic disease in Africa as well as India. She has been active in rheumatology professional societies including the Philadelphia Rheumatism Society and the American College of Rheumatology.
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