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What can be done for intraheptic cholestasis of pregnancy?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Ursodiol/hydroxyzine: 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.

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