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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

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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33 weeks pregnant, top of belly broke out in a very itchy red welt rash, allergy,or normal pregnancy symptom? I do not think it is PUPPP rash

33 weeks pregnant, top of belly broke out in a very itchy red welt rash, allergy,or normal pregnancy symptom? I do not think it is PUPPP rash

Hard to say: Being pregnant does not protect you from getting a skin rash and in fact makes you more likely to get strange skin rash. It is however not normal. If it is a raised welt which goes away after a few hours, then consider taking an antihistamine. There is no way to tell at this time whether this is from an allergic reaction or not unless you have noted such an association (food , pet etc) ...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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Red circular palm/hand lesions itchy itchy soles random swelling fingers always tired no energy. Negative Lyme & syphilis tst. Occurring for 12 weeks?

Red circular palm/hand lesions itchy itchy soles random swelling fingers always tired no energy. Negative Lyme & syphilis tst. Occurring for 12 weeks?

Well: How long have you been on doxycylline? Since this is not likely an essential drug , you should check with your doctor to see if can discontinue it for a couple of weeks. Otherwise you need further work up. ...Read more

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Herpes? Unprotected sex, itchy bumps on vagina where i shave for couple weeks, itching stops when put shea butter on it, no pain, no burning, no fever

Herpes? Unprotected sex, itchy bumps on vagina where i shave for couple weeks, itching stops when put shea butter on it, no pain, no burning, no fever

See a doctor: Without the ability to examine you would only be guessing. What is most important is that if you have had unprotected sex you should also be thoroughly tested for stds besides herpes. Go and get seen and be careful in the future. ...Read more

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What causes ocasionaly peeling of penis skin and itchy urethra after unprotected fellatio? No discharge, sometimes itchy anus. Urine tests negative.

What causes ocasionaly peeling of penis skin and itchy urethra after unprotected fellatio?  No discharge, sometimes itchy anus. Urine tests negative.

Problems: Two things: 1: Please don't have any sex with either a woman or a man for at least two months. 2: If the skin and itching is a problem please make an appointment to see your doctor. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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Irritated vagina redish and dry occasional burning itchhyness but never during urination 2 days? Yeast infection? I shaved and had sex?

Irritated vagina redish and dry occasional burning itchhyness but never during urination 2 days? Yeast infection? I shaved and had sex?

Hard to tell.: But if you develop white "cottage cheese" type discharge, yes, that would be typical symptoms. Get to a doctor for more precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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My wife has severe whole body itching- 2 mon. When she scratches, the skin develops rashes with pimples. She took piriton&Loratadine, still not solved?

My wife has severe whole body itching- 2 mon. When she scratches, the skin develops rashes with pimples. She took piriton&Loratadine, still not solved?

Many causes: Irritation and allergic reactions. Food allergy, wool, chemicals, soaps and other substances can irritate the skin and cause itching. Dry skin, pinched nerves, shingles. Internal diseases: diabetes, liver disease, malabsorption of wheat (celiac disease), kidney failure, iron deficiency anemia, thyroid problems and cancers, including leukemia and lymphoma. Check up if no improvement. ...Read more

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Vagina lips sore and itchy during period. Why is this ?

Vagina lips sore and itchy during period. Why is this ?

Possibilities: Could be a yeast infection or even stds. You can try over-the-counter antifungal like monist at, but if it keeps coming back, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy and burning sensation on her vagina two days after unprotected sex. What could this be? No discharge. HIV? Herpes?

Itchy and burning sensation on her vagina two days after unprotected sex. What could this be? No discharge. HIV? Herpes?

Itching/burning: Unprotected intercourse with ejaculation will alter the pH in your vagina. This allows for a variety of organisms, normally in tolerable amounts to overgrow. In addition, unprotected intercourse exposes you to a wide variety of sexually transmitted disease including herpes, HIV, HPV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, trich, syphilis. Yeast and BV are also possibilities. Be smart, protect yourself, use condoms ...Read more

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Was kinda dry during last sex encounter. 3d later, vag still feels swollen, inflammed, and slightly itchy. No risk of stds. Is it yeast?

Was kinda dry during last sex encounter. 3d later, vag still feels swollen, inflammed, and slightly itchy. No risk of stds. Is it yeast?

Irritation : It can be just irritation from friction during sex if there were not enough lubrication, for yeast or other type of vaginosis watch for any discharge or abnormal odor. If the inflammation does not goes away after 5 days the i will consider possible yeast infection. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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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