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    Unhappy Itchy!!!!!!! Anyone???!

    Hi, I'm 21 weeks and extremely itchy underarms, bikini lines mainly but also on my tummy and Inbetween breasts etc. Anyone else had this?
    anything I can do? I'm desperate!

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    Do you have a rash as well? If so it could be PUPPS. A Google search will show you what the rash looks like.

    Other than that, no advice to stop an itch sorry

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    Thankyou so much for replying! I changed soap because of the itching to a dermatology one to see if it will help and it hasn't. I live in Brisbane and it has been quite warm lately but not much humidity? I'm just not sure whether it's dry skin or getting to much moisture? I'm at a loss as it's mainly skin folds getting irritated but my gosh it's really hortible

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frankenmum View Post
    Do you have a rash as well? If so it could be PUPPS. A Google search will show you what the rash looks like.

    Other than that, no advice to stop an itch sorry
    I don't have a rash with it which is really strange, I'm just really itchy don't know what to do

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    I know it's common to get itchy skin when your skin is stretching during pregnancy... But seems like odd areas for that to be happening!? :/

    Maybe try a cold shower/cold compress?

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    I know, it's got me confused that's for sure lol! Heat in the shower Definitely irritates it that's for sure

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    Quote Originally Posted by meredithgrey View Post
    I used to get horrible itchiness on my legs after hot showers.

    I still have hot showers (it makes me feel clean!!) but I rinse off in cold water until my skin is cool to touch before I get out.

    It got rid of the itch completely.

    I also put witch hazel on my bikini line after shaving - stops that post-shaving itch/rash. Just in case your underarms/bikini line areas have been irritated by shaving.
    Thanks so much! I will def try the cool shower after the hot. I'll try anything right now 😳


 

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