Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Very Itchy feet!
I am 22 weeks pregnant and have recently began itching so bad the tops of my feet are bleeding.  I can't control it and just want to scratch all day!!  I don't have a rash or any swelling in my feet and have not changed any meds, lotions, or soaps.  I also have not had any strange foods recently so I am pretty sure it is not an allergic reaction.  My concerrn is that it could be intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.  My mom told me about it since someone at her church was diagnosed with it and when I told her about the itching she told me to call the dr. I did and they told me to just try some calamine lotion.  I don't even think I would be able to let it dry without scratching it off!  I am also having a really hard time falling asleep because all I want to do is itch.  As far as the rest of my pregnancy, this is my second and I did not have this with the first.  I had preecalmpsia with the first and am being monitored for that with this one.  I did have a SCH early on in this pregnancy but it seems to have resolved itself.  I also had my quad screen come back abnormal but apparently that was a result of my SCH since there was nothing on the ultrasound noting a NT defect.  
I am just looking for some advise on the itching and if you think it could be ICP.  Is it too early for that to be an issue?  What should I ask my Dr. to check if they seem reluctant?  (We are military and they keep trying to refer me to my PCM because they only see preg related probs)

I would appreciate ANY advise or help with this!!
Thanks!!
Cancel
0 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
5575813 tn?1452484685
Blank
Hollus commented on cheekyhalfs's status
4 mins ago
5575813 tn?1452484685
Blank
Hollus commented on Belle313's status
6 mins ago
4769306 tn?1451008167
Blank
KeeLolo Hope everyone has a great w... Comment
12 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight throughout your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Pregnancy Tracker
Track your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Top Pregnancy Answerers
9442948 tn?1406820051
Blank
1816154 tn?1463433618
Blank
Collage Place, WA
Avatar universal
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
6470732 tn?1439559892
Blank
Corning, NY
2080231 tn?1444937185
Blank
Royal Oak, MI
Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community Resources