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Is it normal to break out with a rash on my stomach while pregnant?

Is it normal to break out with a rash on my stomach while pregnant?

May be normal: As our bellies and breasts stretch, sometimes the skin becomes red and itchy. Dry skin will make it worse as it becomes much more sensitive. Estrogen can also cause skin irritation and itching. Try moisturizing and avoid binding clothing or snaps that contain zinc, as you may be sensitive to these things. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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I'm pregnant and what causes rash in my belly?

I'm pregnant and what causes rash in my belly?

?: There are specific rash linked to pregnancy and one of which can be quite ugly looking yet quite responsive to a short-course of cortisone. ...Read more

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What cause ared rash around your face when you are pregnant?

What cause ared rash around your face when you are pregnant?

Acne: Acne or seborrhea on the ace can flare in pregnancy. Acne can be treated with otc acne products or topical antibiotics. Seborrhea a scaly rash can be treated with Hydrocortisone cream. Topicla Nizoral (ketoconazole) creams works well also. ...Read more

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I have polymorphic eruption of pregnancy, how do I make it go away?

I have polymorphic eruption of pregnancy, how do I make it go away?

Creams: Although the rashes may be bothersome, they are not harmful to you or to your baby. A mild corticosteroid can be applied on the skin. You can take an antihistamine to help with the itching. Oral corticosteroids can be used in severe cases, but is generally not recommended. The rash will generally go away within one week of delivery. ...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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Pregnant and broke out with a rash on cheek?

Pregnant and broke out with a rash on cheek?

Chloasma: A dark rash can develop when one is pregnant. It is usually due to an overproduction of melanocytes and is aggravated by sunlight. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Pregnancy rash?

What is the definition or description of: Pregnancy rash?

Skin changes: pregnancy rash is merely a description, not a diagnosis. however, there are some rashes that only happen during pregnancy such as Puppp (Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy) which can happen during the mid trimester and be very itchy. it can be treated with topical steroid creams. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant I have rash everywhere do I need to go to the ER ?

I'm pregnant I have rash everywhere do I need to go to the ER ?

Possibly: During pregnancy many skin changes occur. In the 3rd trimester some women experience a rash called puppp (an anocryonym) that can be widespread but is not serious. Best to go to dermatologist as other conditions which do require attention can also occur during pregnancy and a dermatologist will be able to better determine what's causing rash and how to treat. ...Read more

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I developed a rash on my vaginal area during pregnancy, what is it?

I developed a rash on my vaginal area during pregnancy, what is it?

Vulvae: I trust you are referring to a rash on the lips of the vaginal opening. Some women get a strange rash during pregnancy and this is often treated with a few days of prednisone. However there can be other causes as well. ...Read more

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Im 14wks pregnant & hv used betadine sol'n 4 more than a week 2x a day on a rash. Is that ok for my baby?

Im 14wks pregnant & hv used betadine sol'n 4 more than a week 2x a day on a rash. Is that ok for my baby?

Safe but...: Betadine is safe for topical use but it is not likely to treat or help with a rash. It is important to determine the cause of the rash so that proper medication can be used to fix it. ...Read more

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Have rash on stomach right side and am pregnant what's this ?

Have rash on stomach right side and am pregnant what's this ?

Upload image : Just a thought. You could send it as a direct message through the messaging system which allows you to upload a file. You can upload image of the rash which would allow dermatologist to give their opinion. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and have rash. Ob ordered a bile test. Whats this?

I'm pregnant and have rash. Ob ordered a bile test. Whats this?

Cholestasis?: Your doctor is probably concerned about the possibility of cholestasis of pregnancy which is a condition that typically develops during the last several weeks of pregnancy. It typically causes severe itching all over the body without a rash. Serum bile acid levels are elvated which is the reason why your doctor is checking this. This condition is associated with adverse pregnancy outcome. ...Read more

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Could u get a rash on arms for being pregnant?

Could u get a rash on arms for being pregnant?

Yes: 1st you can get any skin reaction any other pt can. In preg several unique conditions exist that cause a rash but none isolated to the arms. Most of these would be more extensive. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pregnancy rash (puppps)?

What is the treatment for pregnancy rash (puppps)?

Puppps: The treatment of puppp is symptomatic. High strength steroid creams or ointments, such as clobetasol (temovate) or Betamethasone (diplrolene), used up to 2 to 3 times a day usually relieve the itching and prevent the spread of the rash. Once the rash is under control, changing to a lower strength steroid used less frequently is advisable. ...Read more

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Is a rash an early pregnancy symptom?

Is a rash an early pregnancy symptom?

Possible: There are a couple of skin rashes which occur with pregnancy and one of which can look quite ugly. However a rash is not the most common presentation for early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can vaginal rash be sign of early pregnancy?

Yes but: There are a couple of skin rash associated with pregnancy although not usually confined to the vaginal vulvae. There are far many more kinds of rash not related to pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more