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Itchy skin?

Obstetric cholestasis has any body heard of this or have this? I'm 12 weeks 3 days,  itching so bad I bleed it's driving me insane,not just the normal stretching of skin,  I'm constantly itchy and in pain.   had an ultrasound and my liver is larger than normal. Waiting for results
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I'm getting itchy skin where I'm beginning to stretch (14 weeks). I've started putting cocoa butter on right after the shower and that helps, it makes skin more elastic.
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I had itchy feet and hands.  It was maddening.  My doctor had me apply Cortaid over the counter to it.  I just tried to stay busy but it is hard.  I'm sorry you are having this itchiness.  Here is an article to see if it can help at all:  http://www.medhelp.org/pregnancy-health/articles/Itching-During-Pregnancy-Your-Symptoms-Manual/2094  good luck
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Thank you,  off to doctors Monday for some blood test to see if it's linked to my liver being oversized.  Fingers crossed it's just a reaction to something
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