Use of steroid during pregnancy

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Q: My wife is 18 weeks pregnant, after her last delivery 3.5 yrs back she got joints pain, which was stable while she took steroid.she took 1.25mg twice a day.my question is she can use steroid during pregnancy because as per dr instructions she is not taking since 9 weeks of pregnancy but the fact is she cant go without steroid. she has sever pain in her joints of left arm and left hand specially fingers

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