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Over The Counter Treatment For Severe Itching 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
See below:: Skin may feel dry and itchy due to stretching and thightening of your belly. Changing hormones causes itching as well. Severe itching of the arms and legs could be pruritic urticarial papules and plaques during pregnancy (puppp). These itchy red spots on your skin will go away after you give birth.Itchy skin can also be a symptom of allergies or cholestasis of pregnancy. Check with your ob. ...Read more
Usually none unless:: While itchy skin comes with the pregnancy territory, if you have severe itching -- particularly on your hands and feet -- late in pregnancy that’s accompanied by dark-colored urine, light-colored bowel movements, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and fatigue, talk to your doctor. They could be signs of cholestasis, a disease that affects the liver and that could also affect baby’s health. ...Read more
There is crusting on my feet and on the back it has some small bubbles and often severe itching. Any treatment for this?
Yes: It sounds like athlete's foot, a common fungal infection of the skin on the feet. Try using an over-the-counter medication like Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin. Use the medications as directed, and if it doesn't improve or worsens, see your doctor. It might be another problem, requiring a different course of treatment. ...Read more
Infection vs allergy: There are several types of infection that could cause this. It could also be some type of allergic reaction. The most common finding would be a yeast infection. I would advise a trip to see your healthcare provider to get an assessment. There is no way to tell what the cause is without doing some testing and looking at the condition so i can not recommend a treatment. ...Read more
I have lice and am doing treatment this evening. I am so uncomfortable and embarrassed over the severe itching. What can I do about the neck rash?
Redness and crusting on the back of my hands and legs. They have some small bubbles and often get severe itching. Any treatment for this?
My mother has severe itching between her toes, the skin of the area becomes white and she peels it off by her nails.what causes this.what is treatment?
I got skin growth under left breast during my pregnancy and its growing.its now half cm in 2 yrs.looks uneven.red,bubbly.twice in 1 yr itches.harmful?
My brother has suffered from very severe itching all over his body for about 8 years now. He itches right after bathing or when he sweats. ?
Cholinergic ?: If he has itchy bumps also, then it is called cholinergic urticaria which flares up after the body gets heated up then cools off. This can often be prevented by taking an antihistamine such as zyrtec (cetirizine). It may go away by itself with time but is not a serious health issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could feeling feverish, having an unpleasant taste in the mouth, plus itches all over the body be pregnancy signs?
Unlikely but do HPT: These are early signs of pregnany 1breast changes, like tenderness, blue veins across the breast, darkening of areola 2fatigue 3food craving or aversions 4missed period 5frequent urination 6implantation spotting 7morning sichness, nausea and vomiting 8high basal body temp not all women feel all or any symptoms except missed period.In your case the only symptom which may be due to pregnancy is feverish. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter in law just had surgery as a result of an ectopic pregnancy. the cut is healing nicely but there is a light pink fluid coming out ever so often, the cut is clean has no smell and she has no fever. the cut itches a lot though. the fluid is so
It depends : Whether this is normal or a problem depends on several things including how long ago she had the surgery, whether it was laparoscopic or open, and how heavy she is. This could just be a seroma (a collection of tissue fluid) draining or it can be a sign that the incision is breaking down and going to come open. She needs to bring this to the attention of her surgeon to know for sure. Hope this help ...Read more
Am i pregnant? This last week I have experienced night time nausea with headaches, only got sick once though, and one nipple itches all the time. I took a pregnancy test that might have been out of date but still came up negative.
Hello. : Hello. Am assuming that you have been having unprotected intercourse. Normally a woman tests her urine (for a standard home pregnancy test) at the time she misses her period. Symptoms of pregnancy can include: lack of period, nausea, vomiting, headache, feeling tired, urinating more often, insomnia, enlarged or tender breasts, moodiness, etc. Those symptoms normally do not begin until her period is actually missed. If any of the above sounds familiar, you could take a pregnancy test. ...Read more
For the past couple of weeks I've been having an itchy vagina and yellow discharge on my underwear it itches feel a slight burning, no pregnancy or sx
What is the best over-the-counter medication for severe psoriasis to stop/relieve itching? Currently undergoing light therapy, condition worsening
Is there any medicine I can take (homeopathic/ over-the-counter / prescribed) to treat my anxiety during my first trimester of pregnancy? Can't sleep
Yes: there are several medications and some OTC things that will help you. However, when you are pregnant you really should have everything you take approved by your OB or FP whoever is caring for your pregnancy. Give their office a call. They will have some suggestions for you, or want to see you to help you with this problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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