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I have serious vaginal itching and I'm 4 weeks pregnant. What could it be? Thanks

I have serious vaginal itching and I'm 4 weeks pregnant. What could it be?

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Yeast infection: Its most likely a yeast infection. There are several other possibilities such as trichomonas, bacterial vaginosis or some kind of allergic reaction or skin condition. You could try and over-the-counter anti-yeast medication but if that doesn't work, see your doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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4 weeks pregnant and i have vagina itching i dont have insurance to see a doctor yet what can i do?

4 weeks pregnant and i have vagina itching i dont have insurance to see a doctor yet what can i do?

Try yeast cream: The most common cause of vaginal itching is a yeast infection. Without an exam and testing you can not be sure but this is a good place to start before you can see a doctor. Over the counter yeast creams are available at any pharmacy ...Read more

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I have stomach itches but not pregnant, what to do for relief?

I have stomach itches but not pregnant, what to do for relief?

Scratch it (Joke!): Not sure what causes it but it could be stress or allergy related, eczema etc. Otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (may cause drowsiness), topical calamine or caladryl cream may help. Follow up with ur dr for any concern. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is there such thing rash appears on pregnant women that itches an nothing will help?

Is there such thing rash appears on pregnant women that itches an nothing will help?

Pregnancy rashes: Some pregnancy conditions can be very itchy. Puppp comes at end of 3rd trimester, usually starts in stretchmarks and can have "hives" like rash and small blisters. Pemphigoid gestationis also has "hive" like rash and may have blisters, usually starts in 2nd trimester, may have consequences for baby so must be treated. Cholestasis may not have any rash just itching. See your dermatologist asap. ...Read more

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Am having heavy discharge that is creaming and flaky no itches.does it mean am pregnant. ?

Am having heavy discharge that is creaming and flaky no itches.does it mean am pregnant. ?

Not really: However, the discharge should be checked for infection: signs of pregnancy are: missed cycles, early morning nausea/vomiting, breast pain/fullness, weight gain and certainly lack of cycles. I recommend a GYN check to rule out infection. ...Read more

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What can I do if my vagina is swollen and it itches kind of. Could this be a sign of being pregnant?

What can I do if my vagina is swollen and it itches kind of. Could this be a sign of being pregnant?

Not usually.: Not a classic sx. Classic sxs include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an increase in white vaginal discharge. Take a hpt to know. ...Read more

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I have been having little white bumps near my private area and when I wipe it burns and itches, what can that be from? I'm also pregnant.

I have been having little white bumps near my private area and when I wipe it burns and itches, what can that be from? I'm also pregnant.

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam. ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks pregnant and my vagina itches as it is irritated. What could the cause be??

I'm 40 weeks pregnant and my vagina itches as it is irritated. What could the cause be??

Vaginal itching: It's possibly a yeast infection. These are more common in pregnancy. But you'll want to check in with your OB about more certain diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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My sister is about 8 months pregnant and she's having itches all over hr body and little patches that come and go, what could it be?

My sister is about 8 months pregnant and she's having itches all over hr body and little patches that come and go,  what could it be?

Many things: She should see her doctor. It could be a rash of pregnancy, called pupps, or cholestasis, or contact dermatitis, or other skin conditions. Some can be worrisome and some are just annoying. It's important that she be seen to know what is going on. ...Read more

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I have a herpe in between my buttocks it itches and hurts. I’m also pregnant should I go to the ER ?

I have a herpe in between my buttocks it itches and hurts. I’m also pregnant should I go to the ER ?

Medication: If you are having a herpes outbreak then you can just get a prescription for medication to help decrease the symptoms and shorten the duration of the outbreak. The ER is not an efficient way to do that. Contact your doctor or consider a virtual visit on HEALTHTAP right now. ...Read more

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I dont know if im pregnant.From time to time my nipple really irritates me it hurts and itches.Only with some bras & a bikini top.can it be a symptom?

I dont know if im pregnant.From time to time my nipple really irritates me it hurts and itches.Only with some bras & a bikini top.can it be a symptom?

Being a girl: I hope you are smarter than this. Pregnancy is never diagnosed by breast symptoms. If you were sexual during ovulation and you did not use contraception and if your missed your period you must do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal rash and it itches and burns it red, irritated and inflammed im also 6 months pregnant?

I have a vaginal rash and it itches and burns it red, irritated and inflammed im also 6 months pregnant?

CALL YOUR OB: All ?S when you are preg should go to the OB who is taking care of you, most likely you have a yeast infection, but could be other organisms , like herpes or an allergic reaction, your OB should do an exam and cultures and start treatment. ...Read more

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38wks pregnant and vagina itches not uncontrollably no burning/discharge when i pee or shower..What could this be?

38wks pregnant and vagina itches not uncontrollably no burning/discharge when i pee or shower..What could this be?

Yeast: The most likely explanation for vaginal itching, especially during pregnancy, is a vaginal yeast infection. This is safely treated with vaginal yeast cream. This can be bought over the counter. If it does not clear up, discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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20 weeks pregnant white milky discharge sometimes itches. Mucus like dis charge also is this normal?

20 weeks pregnant white milky discharge sometimes itches. Mucus like dis charge also is this normal?

Discharge: By your description, this may be normal or possibly a yeast infection. Many doctors prefer not to treat mild infections during pregnancy. Please ask your OB to check your discharge since some causes of discharge do require treatment. Since you are pregnant, don't just treat it on your own. ...Read more

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36 weeks pregnant and my vaginal area itches a lot al night, there is some white odorless discharge ?

36 weeks pregnant and my vaginal area itches a lot al night, there is some white odorless discharge ?

Vaginal discharge: Yeast infections are common in pregnancy and this may be that. There are other potential causes such as bacterial vaginosis and a host of sexually transmitted diseases. You would be better off served by your OB doc who can culture your discharge. ...Read more

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I think I got bit by a spider. My arm is swollen and red and hurts and itches bad. I'm pregnant. Could the bite harm the baby?

I think I got bit by a spider. My arm is swollen and red and hurts and itches bad. I'm pregnant. Could the bite harm the baby?

Not likely: The spider bite is not likely to harm the baby. Usually the reaction is local and doesn't spread to the baby. Best wishes! ...Read more

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13 weeks pregnant and I have a rash on both forearms for about 3 days. It only itches occasionally, not sure what has caused it. Should I be concerned?

13 weeks pregnant and I have a rash on both forearms for about 3 days. It only itches occasionally, not sure what has caused it. Should I be concerned?

Rash: if the rash is not causing you any discomfort then leave it alone do not apply any creams or ointments, if the itchiness increases see your OB and get blood work done as cholestasis can cause itching. ...Read more

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I am 32 weeks pregnant and i'm hurting ubder my right boob an it hurts all the time and its swollen and itches what should I do?

I am 32 weeks pregnant and i'm hurting ubder my right boob an it hurts all the time and its swollen and itches what should I do?

Call your OB NOW: Any problems like this should be addressed to your OB you need to be seen today to r/o infection or other problems so call your OB now. ...Read more

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Hi, i'm 32 weeks pregnant with a thickish creamish/greenish vaginal discharge it's odourless with no pain or itches what could this be?

Hi, i'm 32 weeks pregnant with a thickish creamish/greenish vaginal discharge it's odourless with no pain or itches what could this be?

Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Could feeling feverish, having an unpleasant taste in the mouth, plus itches all over the body be pregnancy signs?

Could feeling feverish, having an unpleasant taste in the mouth, plus itches all over the body be pregnancy signs?

Unlikely but do HPT: These are early signs of pregnany
1breast changes, like tenderness, blue veins across the breast, darkening of areola
2fatigue
3food craving or aversions
4missed period
5frequent urination
6implantation spotting
7morning sichness, nausea and vomiting
8high basal body temp
not all women feel all or any symptoms except missed period.In your case the only symptom which may be due to pregnancy is feverish. ...Read more

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I have been for an op to remove adhesions about 8 years ago and in the last two years my stomach has bloated almost as if im pregnant and itches?

I have been for an op to remove adhesions about 8 years ago and in the last two years my stomach has bloated almost as if im pregnant and itches?

Partial blockage: The trauma of abdominal surgery causes scar tissue to form around the bowels. The intestine is designed to move freely around the belly but scar tissue can hold parts of the bowel in one place while other parts move around and can cause blockages. Can happen anytime. Partial obstructions allow some stuff to pass but slows things down causing bloating and pain. A briefliquid diet can improve things ...Read more

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I have a ball on my vagina it doesn't pop it , it burns when i pee and it itches it just get biggee btw im 11weeks pregnant what can it be?

I have a ball on my vagina it doesn't pop it , it burns when i pee and it itches it just get biggee btw im 11weeks pregnant what can it be?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm 14wks pregnant and just got a rash on my chest and abdomen with tiny red dots, some raised, some flat. It rarely itches. Is this serious?

I'm 14wks pregnant and just got a rash on my chest and abdomen with tiny red dots, some raised, some flat. It rarely itches. Is this serious?

See Dr: Probably you will want to see a dermatologist. Have you been treated for melanoma? Why 3 antibiotics? Throw away the neosporin because it often causes rashes. No diagnosis possible without exam. ...Read more

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I get these itches underneath my skin i get it in my abdominal area now that i'm pregnant it only last a few mins, sometimes my arms too. Concern?

I get these itches underneath my skin i get it in my abdominal area now that i'm pregnant it only last a few mins, sometimes my arms too. Concern?

Itchy skin: Not likely to be a concern, as your skin is stretching with the pregnancy. Use an organic skin moisturizer everyday for a while to help your skin. Take your vitamins. Eat wild salmon, walnuts, for extra omega 3s. Be sure your diet is healthy and i would suggest organic foods to avoid pesticides etc. ...Read more

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What medical treatment is used to get rid of hemorrhoid in anus while pregnant ? It's getting bigger it itches and visible during sex it's hanging out

What medical treatment is used to get rid of hemorrhoid in anus while pregnant ? It's getting bigger it itches and visible during sex it's hanging out

Call OB: In general, certain anti-inflammatory medications should be avoided during pregnancy, and these are present in some over the counter hemorrhoid medication. Call your OB to discuss. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can I take Aller-Tec at 7 weeks pregnant? sometimes my face/neck swells up and burns/itches. I only take for 1 or 2 days. Happens every 5 weeks or so.

Can I take Aller-Tec at 7 weeks pregnant? sometimes my face/neck swells up and burns/itches. I only take for 1 or 2 days. Happens every 5 weeks or so.

Yes you can: Allertec is an anti-histamine that is a category B and therefore, is safe to take in pregnany. A Category B drug is a drug that has been studied in animals and /or pregnant women and the results of these studies have not demonstrated any association with birth defects or harm to the pregnancies. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

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