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How can I manage itching in pregnancy?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
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In brief: See derm

See dermatologist.
We usually use antihistamines and topical steroids.

In brief: See derm

See dermatologist.
We usually use antihistamines and topical steroids.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: Depends on cause

Antihistamine useful only if hives.
Several types of itch specific to pregnancy. See a dermatologist or at least consult your ob. Meanwhile try Hydrocortisone cream or sarna cream or eucerin or aveeno (oatmeal) itch creams otc.

In brief: Depends on cause

Antihistamine useful only if hives.
Several types of itch specific to pregnancy. See a dermatologist or at least consult your ob. Meanwhile try Hydrocortisone cream or sarna cream or eucerin or aveeno (oatmeal) itch creams otc.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Depends on cause

Depends on the cause.
Dry skin is best managed with moisturizers. Pupps can be managed with oatmeal baths, steroids, benadryl (diphenhydramine). More serious causes require evaluation with dermatologist and ob.

In brief: Depends on cause

Depends on the cause.
Dry skin is best managed with moisturizers. Pupps can be managed with oatmeal baths, steroids, benadryl (diphenhydramine). More serious causes require evaluation with dermatologist and ob.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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