A 27-year-old member asked:
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what are the chances of having cholestasis of pregnancy in consecutive pregnancies?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
70% recurrance risk: Recurrance risk for cholestasis of pregnancy can be as high as 70% in subsequent pregnancies. There is no current therapy to lessen the risk or prevent those recurrances.
Answered on Mar 9, 2013
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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
High: Having had this once your chances in subsequent pregnancies are higher.
Answered on Nov 2, 2012

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High: Based on an admittedly very small sample. I have always seen it recur in subsequent pregnancies.
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Dr. William Jenkins
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Take medications and: Deliver baby when advisable

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