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    Default Is anyone else itchy???

    I'm 28 weeks pregnant with no.3.. and I'm really itchy, especially when I get a bit hot...last night I was so itchy in bed it was driving me insane! Tonight I'm going to take a polaramine before I go to bed as I have to work tomorrow and I cant be awake all night feeling itchy LOL!!!

    It's like my back is itchy..and my legs..and my back and arms, and my back!!! AAAARgh!!!!!

    Is anyone else itchy????????????

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    I don't mean to alarm you, but please give your carers a call about this.

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    I agree with opinionated. Just give the GP hotline or your midwife/obstetrician a call. Excessive itching can be a sign of cholestasis but it's probably just your stretching skin. Better to be safe and get it checked out!

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    damn I didnt realise that! wil check it out!

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    Or it could be PUPPS, best to get it checked out.

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    could it be eczma??? Im really itchy in the creases of my elbows and knees and lower back - I have dry flaky red skin, actually one of elbows is terrible. Come to think of it ...I had eczma last pregnancy I think?,...I dont think it's cholestasis, my hands and feet are fine..I can actually see where Im itchy because it looks like eczma come to think of it...

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    Hormones by themselves can cause itching. Best to check it out though!

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    Rub some chamomile or pawpaw cream on it. Sounds like ezema if it's in the skin creases. I don't think you get a rash with cholestasis but best to still call someone just to be sure :-) good luck!

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    Thanks, i just saw the same thing on a few websites that u wouldn't normally get a rash with cholestasis, my elbows and behind knees are the worst. I think i have some chamomile here or bio oil i might try that.

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    get it checked out but i was extremely itchy...i stopped using soap/bodywash everyday except a little in armpits and privates


 

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