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Rash

Hey guys I'm 34 weeks and 2days. I have a rash all over my stomach and its really itchy. Has anyone else had this issue? If so anything I can get to put on it for relief?
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I am having the same problem any kind itch cream will work because its not going to baby. I habe a rash to and doc said just put the cream on it
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PUPPPS (look it up) - my sister in law had it. I am sooo sorry you have to deal with it :( Unfortunately there isn't anything to fix it except giving birth. I have heard that cold compresses and itch cream can result in temporary relief but it is a rash that won't go away until after delivery
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I developed the PUPP rash at about 32 weeks. It got so bad I had to take time off of work, it has gotten much better now, I'll be 40 weeks tomorrow and it has been under control for about the last 4 weeks! My dr spoke to a dermatologist who recommended an oil that I used every night, after having a bath. I put the oil on, then used CeraVe moisturizer and took a Claritin. The oil is called Fluocinolone acetonide.
Taking oatmeal baths really helped me, Aveeno makes one that is liquid so you don't have oatmeal in your tub. I also used a soap called Grandpa's Pine Tar soap, smells like a campfire but I think it helped too.
Calamine lotion was also my best friend.
I tried it all haha!
I hope this helps you! It was awful!
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You def need to let your doctor know. They need to do blood work to test your liver enzymes. I had itchy palms and they made me do blood work for it. Just to be safe, let them know immediately.
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I'm38 wks today.  I have a horrible itchy rash too for about a week now.. My OB told me I can use hydrocortisone creme and benadryl.  The benadryl can make you sleepy so I only take it at night.  25mg. My OB said mine didn't look like the pupp rash but it is so itchy I feel like I want to scratch my skin off!
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Do not scratch it or you'll get stretch marks. Put neosporin or moisturizers on it and slap it lightly to reduce the urge to itch but do not itch it.
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Its pupps i had it with my first it doesnt go away until you give birth they can prescribe you pills but honestly they didnt help me at all take a oatmeal bath it will help with itching and use lots of body oils and lotions that will help relieve the itch im sorry you have it its def no fun!!
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