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Doctor insights on: Eczema Among Pregnant Women

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Could my eczema have flared up because of pregnancy?

Could my eczema have flared up because of pregnancy?

Yes it could: Eczema can flare in pregnancy. There are also other skin disorders that can occur in pregnancy that can be confused with eczema. These can be a sign of something more serious. Make sure you bring up your skin condition at your next appointment and have it checked out. ...Read more

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Which is the best lotion for treating eczema during pregnancy?

Which is the best lotion for treating eczema during pregnancy?

Lotion in pregnancy: There are many options to choose from including: baby oil, olive oil, crisco oil, eucerin, cetaphil, etc. ...Read more

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Can being pregnant and having a baby give you eczema, by changing your immune system activity?

Can being pregnant and having a baby give you eczema, by changing your immune system activity?

No: In short, no. Even if you have a propensity for eczema having a baby will not necessarily trigger the condition. ...Read more

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Ever since I've been pregnant i get hives sometimes after taking a hot shower, is this normal. I also have eczema?

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

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I have heard that prenatal vitamins are good for eczema even if your not pregnant. Is this true?

I have heard that prenatal vitamins are good for eczema even if your not pregnant. Is this true?

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