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I had cholestasis while first pregnancy.Now I am expecting again.What treatment is good?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Symptomatic

The recurrence risk is high (about 40% to 70%) - but there is no prophylactic treatment.
When symptoms develope, then treatment with one of several medications can be helpful. Delivery at around 37 to 38 weeks is likely indicated and can improve fetal outcomes.

In brief: Symptomatic

The recurrence risk is high (about 40% to 70%) - but there is no prophylactic treatment.
When symptoms develope, then treatment with one of several medications can be helpful. Delivery at around 37 to 38 weeks is likely indicated and can improve fetal outcomes.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Robert Patterson
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pregnant cholestasis

I just researched this for a patient.
A good site that gives an excellent overview is from the american pregnancy association- http://tinyurl.Com/7v6t8ml hope this helps.

In brief: Pregnant cholestasis

I just researched this for a patient.
A good site that gives an excellent overview is from the american pregnancy association- http://tinyurl.Com/7v6t8ml hope this helps.
Dr. Robert Patterson
Dr. Robert Patterson
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