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Itchy Swollen Ankles During Pregnancy
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
What causes swollen ankles ("cankles") after labour? Didn't get swelling during pregnancy, only after.
Labour type?: How did you deliver? Cesarean? Vaginal deliver? It may play a role sometimes due to stirrups against the feet in vaginal delivery. Other than that, swelling can happen for a number of reasons but likely the stress from delivery and added weight (although not noticed during pregnancy) caused the swollen ankles. ...Read more
Avoid salt: Swollen feet and ankles are common in pregnancy. As the uterus gets bigger it puts pressure on the blood vessels in the pelvis returning the blood from the legs back to the heart. This can make blood flow slower and increase swelling. Avoiding salt, drinking plenty of water, and elevating your feet can help reduce swelling. Be aware it may not go away until a few weeks after the baby is born. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Sore breasts, swollen ankles, tired all the time, moody.2 and a half weeks late. Home pregnancy test negative. Could I still be pregnant or what els?
See details: You are not pregnant and the possible causes are many. See a doctor. You will not find the answer without an exam and lab tests. ...Read more
Sore breasts, swollen ankles, tired all the time, one week late. Home pregnancy test negative. Is it too early to detect pregnancy or what could it be?
Am I pregnant or not? I have all the symptoms of pregnancy. Tired, breast tenderness, lower back pain, swollen ankles, hungry, stomach growing, and tenderness around uterus. I also have felt movement inside of me. I would be about 3 1/2 months pregnant
I have severely swollen ankles. It does not clear up during the night. No pain. What can I do other than walking, stockings, lymph drainage, ozone?
Do not ignore:
Edema can be pitting or brawny. Press around the ankle firmly - hold and release. If there is a indentation that stays around it is pitting edema. If you can not dent the flesh it is brawny edema and much harder to deal with.
Support hose, elevation, sequential compression, diuretic meds and decrease in salt are a good start. If this does not work pt specialized in lymph-edema can help. ...Read more
I'm taking amocilin cap 500mg 4 vaginal itchiness. Is it safe during pregnancy? I tried so many things but no use.
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
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
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
I’ve heard that adding vitamins a and d to diet during pregnancy may help control skin itchiness and rashes. Is this true? How much should I take?
Itchy sore clitoris during early pregnancy. Should I be worried or is this normal? Also noticed feeling like that makes me reach orgasms faster...
Good day A week before my period I get very itchy down South. This time however it still is itchy a week after my period. I have no discharge or smell. I also experienced this during my third pregnancy. Please advice why this is happening?
Infection: Sometimes it can be sign of infection, I will make sure get a examination done otherwise I will make sure clean myself good after the period ends ...Read more
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