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I'm pregnant and was just diagnosed with puppps. What could happen now?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Varies

Some people tolerate puppp with no treatment.
When needed, the most effective treatment seems to be systemic steroids. See your doctor.

In brief: Varies

Some people tolerate puppp with no treatment.
When needed, the most effective treatment seems to be systemic steroids. See your doctor.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: PUPPS

I'm going to start off by saying that pupps is treatable.
..Not curable. Most doctors will give you steroid shots or medicated creams to relieve the itching but this pregnancy rash will stay with you until you have had your baby. There are a few women who have reported getting pupps after the birth of their child but this is extremely rare.

In brief: PUPPS

I'm going to start off by saying that pupps is treatable.
..Not curable. Most doctors will give you steroid shots or medicated creams to relieve the itching but this pregnancy rash will stay with you until you have had your baby. There are a few women who have reported getting pupps after the birth of their child but this is extremely rare.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Jaime Lopez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No risk to the baby

There are several rashes associated with pregnancy.
Some types are high risk to the baby, but puppps has no risk to your baby. The discomfort of itching can sometimes be lessened with over the counter creams such as benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone, or calamine. Mild soaps such as basis may also be helpful. Your doctor may also recommend an antihistamine. Puppps resolves after delivery.

In brief: No risk to the baby

There are several rashes associated with pregnancy.
Some types are high risk to the baby, but puppps has no risk to your baby. The discomfort of itching can sometimes be lessened with over the counter creams such as benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone, or calamine. Mild soaps such as basis may also be helpful. Your doctor may also recommend an antihistamine. Puppps resolves after delivery.
Dr. Jaime Lopez
Dr. Jaime Lopez
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