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A 42-year-old female asked:

How can you differentiate cholestasis of pregnancy from other itching. having random spots of itching that feel like prikles on my skin. 28 weeks toda?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
A few ways: Cholestasis causes total body itching not just in patches or in random areas. Your doctor can do a good test called bile acids. Your doctor can also try you on Ursadiol to see how you respond. Cholestasis will improve. Other causes of itching will not

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