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Lenoir City, TN
A 23-year-old female asked:

I'm 5wks pregnant and i'm so itchy, especially my feet and hands. no rash. why? something serious? keeping me awake

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Dr. Denise Bruneau
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormones: This early in pregnancy, the problem is probably due to poor hydration (you need 3-5 glasses of WATER daily) and/or the hormonal changes in pregnancy. If the problem persists, see your OB doc and tell him/her. Cholestasis of pregnancy causes severe itching of palms/soles esp at night. Can be a serious issue in pregnancy. Let your doctor know.
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