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What can be done for intraheptic cholestasis of pregnancy?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias answered

Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Delivery is the ultimate therapy for cholestasis gravidarum, by 36-38 weeks with 1-2/week fetal surveillance to avoid fetal demise. Oral ursodiol and Hydroxyzine cab help control the bile acid level in the mother's blood stream and decrease her pruritus.

Answered Jul 8, 2014



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