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Itchy armpits a common symptom of pregnancy?

Itchy armpits a common symptom of pregnancy?

Iv'e never heard of : That one. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, increased sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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What causes itchy skin during pregnancy?

What causes itchy skin during pregnancy?

Hormones: Changes in liver contribute to itching. There are several rashes associated with pregnancy, papular pruritic pupp, impetigo herpetiformis, as well as eczema which can worsen in pregnancy. Topical Sarna can be helpful for first line symptomatic treatment. ...Read more

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Acne & itchiness on pregnancy?

Acne & itchiness on pregnancy?

Depends: Acne can be from hormones. Itchiness can be caused by several things. If it is dry skin, use moisturizer but if your skin itches especially if it affects your palms or soles of your feet talk to your doctor because it could be more serious ...Read more

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My nipples are really itchy. I'm only 17 so it's not a pregnancy thing. ?

My nipples are really itchy. I'm only 17 so it's not a pregnancy thing. ?

Itch: This itching may be due to dryness or a reaction to your bra material. Apply a skin moisturizer like eucerin cream and/or try a different bra. I don't recommend using a cortisone type cream as it can cause skin atrophy if used often. ...Read more

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Can itchy feet be a sign of pregnancy?

Can itchy feet be a sign of pregnancy?

Not likely: In general, anytime you have a question about your pregnancy status, It is better to take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Itchiness of nipple associated with pregnancy?

Itchiness of nipple associated with pregnancy?

Sure: Itchy nipples are very common which is why there are so many nipples creams available at any pharmacy. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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My body feels itchy..I had this during my pregnancy.Took allerid n felt better.. But the itch has started again...Its from head to toe..What to do?

My body feels itchy..I had this during my pregnancy.Took allerid n felt better.. But the itch has started again...Its from head to toe..What to do?

Antihistamine 4 itch: Antihistamines are usually the most helpful medications you can take for itching. You can get benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec, allegra, Claritin and other ah otc now. Any of these may help itching, but Claritin might be the least effective; results are individual. If the itching continues or worsens over time, see an allergist for help figuring out why you are itching. It could be a disease that needs attention. ...Read more