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    Default Allergic reaction - 25 weeks pregnant

    Hi - I am having a allergic reaction to something I'm eating and getting little itchy welts on my body, is this dangerous? I've never been allergic to anything, is this dangerous? Help!

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    No, as long as there is no airway involvement, that your throat is not swelling, or younger. In which case ya need a hospital. Otherwise, go to a chemist in the morning and they can give you the appropriate antihistamine. Don't freak out unless you can't breathe! X

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    Oh No! Have you tried any antihistamines. Ask your chemist, there are some that are safe to use in pregnancy. can't remember the name but the chemist will have the up-to-date info.

    Alternatively It might be PUPP - pruritic urticarial papules and placques of pregnancy. Basically an itchy rash that goes away after you have the baby.

    Try oat baths - i found it really helped.

    If you can't stand the itching or you have other allergic symptoms - unable to breath, swollen mouth, tongue..... Please get medical help

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    Thank you ladies, I've calmed down a bit, breathing is fine, and the itchy is calming down......phew

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsE_MrD View Post
    Hi - I am having a allergic reaction to something I'm eating and getting little itchy welts on my body, is this dangerous? I've never been allergic to anything, is this dangerous? Help!
    I had an allergic reaction to and was prescribed quaterzone tablets for a few days. My OB said its very normal is pregnancy as our skin is so much more sensitive- I've never had an allergic reaction to food before and we still don't know what it was from!


 

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