6 doctors weighed in:
My girlfriend is pregnant and is starting to itch all over a lot at night.....Any reasons why?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Pregnancy itching
Some women experience a very severe itching in late pregnancy.
The most common cause of this is cholestasis. The normal flow of bile is affected by amounts of pregnancy hormones.

In brief: Pregnancy itching
Some women experience a very severe itching in late pregnancy.
The most common cause of this is cholestasis. The normal flow of bile is affected by amounts of pregnancy hormones.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
Thank
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Hormones
As her hormones change, itching is not uncommon.

In brief: Hormones
As her hormones change, itching is not uncommon.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
Thank
In brief: Itching
It's not unusual to itch with pregnancy.
Sometimes it is a minor problem solved with creams and antihistamines. Rarely it can be a sign of more serious skin diseases so it is always good to see a dermatologist to get checked.

In brief: Itching
It's not unusual to itch with pregnancy.
Sometimes it is a minor problem solved with creams and antihistamines. Rarely it can be a sign of more serious skin diseases so it is always good to see a dermatologist to get checked.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
12 years in practice
93K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors