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Eczema Among Pregnant Women
Ever since I've been pregnant i get hives sometimes after taking a hot shower, is this normal. I also have eczema?
Can happen w pregnan: Hives with hot shower can happen with or without pregnancy, but there is another condition u have got : hypothyroidism, together with the hormonal changes during pregnancy, especially in the last 3 months, can lead to the symptoms described, at any rate pls follow with ur obstetrician who may refer u to an allergist for better control of ur symptoms, . ...Read more
The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions prominent symptoms include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
My wife's nipples are oozing pus. She is not and never has been pregnant. She suffers from eczema, would that cause this?
Prenatal Vitamins: Rashes caused by prenatal vitamins are most likely the result of an allergic reaction and need to be assessed by a medical doctor. Drugs.Com warns that hives that develop after taking prenatal vitamins may indicate a severe allergic reaction. Other rashes that can develop from an allergy to prenatal vitamins include general itching and eczema. ...Read more
Tips for differentiating b/w hsv-1 & perioral dermatitis? I am 27, 9wks pregnant, history of eczema, not hsv. Rash is below, not on, lip. No pain.Thnx
22 weeks pregnant back of legs very itchy? I between thighs and back of my knees is it my eczema or something else?
Hydrate: Most peeling is from dehydrated skin or an eczema type of reaction. Both may be easily treated with first drinking plenty of water. Second, every time your skin get wet (shower, wash, etc), while still soaking wet rub in petroleum jelly (vasaline, aquaphor) for 30 seconds then towel dry. Although this sounds greasy and gross, this should do the trick. ...Read more
Hi doc,I'm 32 weeks pregnant with Atopic Eruption of Pregnancy(Eczema),not used any steroid creams so far but now the skin is weepy.Sign of infection?
I have infected eczema on my legs could this cause a swollen lympnode in the groin? I have also had bowel problems due to being 32 weeks pregnant
I am 22 weeks pregnant & my 11 month old was prescribed hydrocortisone valerate 0.2% for eczema, will getting this on me harm my unborn child?
No: Hydrocortisone is one of the weakest topical steroids (otherwise it wouldn't be used in infants), you wouldn't be exposed to much via transfer from you child, and very little of what gets on your skin gets into your bloodstream. Women who have asthma attacks while pregnant are treated with oral steroids, in doses millions of times higher than what you might absorb, and their babies come out fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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