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    Unhappy Itchy!!!! Please help?!! 21 weeks

    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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    Are you itchy on your hands and feet? If not, then it's might be PUPPS which is common during pregnancy and won't last. It might be a good idea if You can go see your GP just in case but in the meantime try not to have hot hot showers, try not to scratch your skin (easier said than done), put sorbolene cream on any itchy parts and what I found really helped with the itch was pinetarsol. As frustrating as the itchiness may be it won't last...I had PUPPS in the 35th week of my pregnancy for a couple of weeks while it was really hot in December ... Not fun at all so I can sympathise!

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    Quote Originally Posted by netispaghetti View Post
    Are you itchy on your hands and feet? If not, then it's might be PUPPS which is common during pregnancy and won't last. It might be a good idea if You can go see your GP just in case but in the meantime try not to have hot hot showers, try not to scratch your skin (easier said than done), put sorbolene cream on any itchy parts and what I found really helped with the itch was pinetarsol. As frustrating as the itchiness may be it won't last...I had PUPPS in the 35th week of my pregnancy for a couple of weeks while it was really hot in December ... Not fun at all so I can sympathise!
    Thanks so much for your advice- I'll definitely be doing this and will get checked just incase it's so annoying! I live in qld and it's still quite warm so that wouldn't be helping things


 

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