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I am 36 weeks pregnant and am I so itchy all over my body for the past week. What can cause this?
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Dr. Lillian Schapiro
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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You may have pupps, pruritic urticarial papules of pregnancy.
This can sometimes be treated with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec. Or you may have cholestasis of pregnancy, which can be dangerous for the baby. A simple blood test looks for cholestasis of pregnancy.

In brief: See you md
You may have pupps, pruritic urticarial papules of pregnancy.
This can sometimes be treated with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec. Or you may have cholestasis of pregnancy, which can be dangerous for the baby. A simple blood test looks for cholestasis of pregnancy.
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