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Doctor insights on: Itchy Gums During Pregnancy

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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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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It itchy skin normal during pregnancy?

It itchy skin normal during pregnancy?

Skin that is being: Stretched can itch. So, when breasts, abdomen, buttocks enlarge — itching may occur. ...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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My body feels itchy. I had this during my pregnancy. Took allerid n felt better. But the itch has started again...It's 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...It's 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

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Itchy on legs during 22 weeks of pregnancy, any ways to solve this problem?

Itchy on legs during 22 weeks of pregnancy, any ways to solve this problem?

Find the cause: Different conditions can cause itchy skin durin g pregnancy. If your skin is dry- applying hypoallergenic lotion should help. Eczema can be worse during pregnancy. Increase level of estrogen in some women can also cause redness and itchiness on the skin. If you have also symptoms like nausea, decrease apetite, mild jaundice etc- intrahepatic cholestasis should be ruled out. Discuss with your ob. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use savlon during pregnancy? Too itchy bottom due to progestrone suppositry dishcharge and piles problem.

Is it safe to use savlon during pregnancy? Too itchy bottom due to progestrone suppositry dishcharge and piles problem.

Salvon in pregnancy: Cetrimide, a component of Salvon, is contraindicated. There is not enough safety data in pregnancy and with lactation. Please see your physician for hemorrhoid treatment if needed.

http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/pregnancy-week-by-week/expert-answers/hemorrhoids-during-pregnancy/faq-20058149 ...Read more

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Itchy sore clitoris during early pregnancy. Should i be worried or is this normal? Also, noticed feeling like that makes me reach orgasms faster...

Itchy sore clitoris during early pregnancy. Should i be worried or is this normal? Also, noticed feeling like that makes me reach orgasms faster...

Exam: The best thing to do is to schedule a visit with your obgyn so that they can do an examination and make sure everything is normal. Yeast, trichomoniasis, herpes and other infections can cause itching and soreness. ...Read more

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What to do for raised red itchy bumps on hands and fingers during pregnancy?

What to do for raised red itchy bumps on hands and fingers during pregnancy?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist 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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Is severely itchy skin, especially hands and feet during the night with no rash a normal sign in late pregnancy?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist 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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Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25mg liquid capsule for severe itchiness and rashes on my tummy during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25mg liquid capsule for severe itchiness and rashes on my tummy during pregnancy?

Safe: It is felt to be safe particularly if you are in the last trimester. Studies have not shown any risk in any trimester. ...Read more

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5 weeks after giving birth. Have itchy neck, chest and arms. Had hypothyrodism during pregnancy and still taking thyroid medication. Could it be that?

5 weeks after giving birth. Have itchy neck, chest and arms. Had hypothyrodism during pregnancy and still taking thyroid medication. Could it be that?

Itchy chest : It could be a new cream that you may be using or a new detergent that you are using that is on the baby's clothes that you get exposed to when holding the child. Did you change your soap or any new cosmetics? These are just the few things I think about. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take homeopathy during pregnancy and im 3month.becouse i have itchy skin get red bumps all over my body.can't tolerate.almost every day?

Is it safe to take homeopathy during pregnancy and im 3month.becouse i have itchy skin get red bumps all over my body.can't tolerate.almost every day?

You are a victim: Homeopathy is a SCAM. There is never any benefit except as a placebo. The purveyors of these useless but expensive products prey on people who are without benefit of modern, scientific medical knowledge. Best advise is to THROW IT AWAY. ...Read more

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What causes dry skin on belly, arms, legs during early pregnancy? I'm 9w2d and skin is flaky. Never had this before. Areolas are a little itchy?

What causes dry skin on belly, arms, legs during early pregnancy?  I'm 9w2d and skin is flaky. Never had this before. Areolas are a little itchy?

Hormone changes: Hormone changes are most likely but if you are not drinking as much (possibly due to nausea or sickness) and are dehydrated, that would also contribute. Use a good moisturizer. ...Read more

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Never had allergies, I am now in second trimester with a stuffy nose, sometimes itchy eye and sneezy but no other symptoms. Could I have developed allergies. If so is this only during pregnancy?

Never had allergies, I am now in second trimester with a stuffy nose, sometimes itchy eye and sneezy but no other symptoms. Could I have developed allergies. If so is this only during pregnancy?

Possibly: It might be congestion with pregnancy, or just mild viral upper respiratory infection, causing itchy eyes and sneezing, nasal congestion that occurs during pregnancy is common, and more towards the last trimester, relieved after birth, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more

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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

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Could itchy nipples be a sign of pregnancy?

Could itchy nipples be a sign of pregnancy?

May be: Different woman experience different symptoms. If you are more than 14 days past the due date of your period, you may wish to do a home pregnancy test. See this site for info on this topic.
http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...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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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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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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Hi doc I was wondering why my stretch mark from my pregnancy four years ago so itchy out of no where again like when I was pregnant?

Hi doc I was wondering why my stretch mark from my pregnancy four years ago so itchy out of no where again like when I was pregnant?

See belo: Usually that is from stretching more--are you gaining weight again? Also, can be from excess dryness--the oil glands can be damaged during stretching. Try some baby oil on them twice a day for a week. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 21dpo and I'm experiencing a burning/itchiness sensation in my breasts. Should i be concerned? Pregnancy has not be confirmed yet.

Probably normal: If you had unprotected sex and are attempting to get pregnant, nipple sensations (tenderness, burning, or even itchiness) can be early symptoms of pregnancy. In any case, since you have missed your period, please get a pregnancy test! ...Read more

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Are itchy eyes a sign of pregnancy?

Are itchy eyes a sign of pregnancy?

Dry eyes : Hormonal changes can cause dry eye symptoms, not itching, that is related to allergies. ...Read more

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Can an itchy stomach be from my bc pills or pregnancy.

Family practice : An itchy stomach isn't a common complaint of birth control medication. Pregnancy could I guess cause it. That would be less likely if you are on birth control. Do a hpt if that is a possibility. Sometimes change of soaps, creams, or lotions can do it. Sweating is a common cause. ...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

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more