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I am 34 weeks pregnancy and I'm experiencing extreme itchiness over my arms, hands, feet and stomach. What can be the cause for this?

I am 34 weeks pregnancy and I'm experiencing extreme itchiness over my arms, hands, feet and stomach.  What can be the cause for this?

PUPPPS: Could also be Puritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy, also known as PUPPPS. It is a condition of the skin that can happen during pregnancy causing itching and skin rash. As the other doctor suggested gallbladder issues (common in pregnancy) can also cause skin itching. Best to see and discuss with your OB. Hope this helps. Best of luck and congratulations on the pregnancy. Dr R ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can i paint indoors at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Can i paint indoors at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Please ask your OB: If u were my pt i would say no too many fumes wait till after delivery. ...Read more

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What to do about pain at 34 weeks pregnancy?

What to do about pain at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Consider : acupuncture in lieu of medications. It is safe, effective & doesn't carry unnecessary risks to the baby. ...Read more

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What could cause deflated boobs at 34 weeks pregnancy?

What could cause deflated boobs at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Uncommon: your body will go through many changes during pregnancy, and it is not uncommon for fluctuations to happen. However, deflated breast are not something that even as an ob/gyn I would be able to evaluate virtually. Consider talking to your OB about this and being examined. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks pregnant with mono/di twins, and have numbness in my right hand and arm. Is this normal?

I'm 34 weeks pregnant with mono/di twins, and have numbness in my right hand and arm. Is this normal?

Carpal tunnel: Not unique complication of pregnancy to get wrist synovitis due to fluid buildup, which causes median nerve compression at transverse carpal tunnel. This typically resolves after labor and delivery. Maybe use nocturnal wrist splint until twins arrive. ...Read more

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34 weeks pregnant hands swollen?

34 weeks pregnant hands swollen?

Common: Very common, unless you have problems with high blood pressure it is likley not anything dangerous to you or the baby. ...Read more

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34 weeks pregnant and use alcohol-based hand sanitizer at least a dozen times a day because of my profession. What effect will this have on baby?

34 weeks pregnant and use alcohol-based hand sanitizer at least a dozen times a day because of my profession. What effect will this have on baby?

Nothing significant: The majority of these preparation have ethanol in gel form with additives that make them unpalatable. Only a tiny amount would be absorbed through your skin and not enough to have a significant effect on the fetus. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks pregnant and scared I've got or going to get pre-eclampsia. I have perfect blood pressure, but I get headaches and tightness in hands. ?

I'm 34 weeks pregnant and scared I've got or going to get pre-eclampsia.
I have perfect blood pressure, but I get headaches and tightness in hands. ?

You do have a OB MD?: If you ate currently being treated by a OB MD who is rendering prenatal care, then his/her evaluation will be of great importance. Please let him/her know of your headaches/hand tightness and be reassured that your OB MD will let you know if pre eclampsia is in the offing ...Read more

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34 weeks pregnant and have noticed when i hold my phone or a pen still my hand shake. Blood sugar ok. Also have a sore neck. Have a lot anxiety. Help?

34 weeks pregnant and have noticed when i hold my phone or a pen still my hand shake. Blood sugar ok. Also have a sore neck. Have a lot anxiety. Help?

Thyroid?: Has your thyroid been checked? If not d/w your doctor about being tested. Thyroid disease can occur during pregnancy. Also have them review any meds you might be taking. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more