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cause of pregnancy rash

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
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Skin changes: pregnancy rash is merely a description, not a diagnosis. however, there are some rashes that only happen during pregnancy such as Puppp (Pruritic urti ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
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Wait on cycle: Rashes are so common that i would wait and see what happens with your cycle, as this is much more accurate.
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Dr. Michael Fisher
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Puppps: The treatment of puppp is symptomatic. High strength steroid creams or ointments, such as clobetasol (temovate) or Betamethasone (diplrolene), used up ... Read More
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Dr. David Sire
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Several things: I have not heard of a "pregnancy rash" on the arms only. There could be many causes from a contact dermatitis to keratosis pilaris to a photsensitivi ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Itching: There is anti itch medicine available OT C which in no way will interfere with your pregnancy
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Mixed answer: Rashes are quite diverse in their origin and a diagnosis is best made on physical exam. Most topical preparations are not absorbed in sufficient quant ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
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PUPPP: Pruritic and urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy - now you know why it's called the puppp rash. It's a skin change in pregnancy without a ... Read More
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Dr. James Seward
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It : It is more likely to be eczema or dermatitis from irritation or allergy. I see this quite a lot in my clinic. Read more about these conditions and t ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Jackson
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Pupp: This is not common but hormone levels during pregnancy have something to do with the rash.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Yang
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Creams: Although the rashes may be bothersome, they are not harmful to you or to your baby. A mild corticosteroid can be applied on the skin. You can take an ... Read More
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