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A 48-year-old member asked:

i have painful rash on upper stomach during last trimester, is this worrying?

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Probably not, but...: It's probably a pregnancy rash, which will resolve after the baby is born. But you need to have your OB look at it to make sure. Shingles would need to be aggressively treated to reduce the risk of exposing the baby to the virus.

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Last updated Jun 29, 2014

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