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The journey of pregnancy is truly amazing and brings with it many changes, some exciting, others uncomfortable. Feeling itchy is one of the most common discomforts that people experience during pregnancy, and it can vary from mild to severe.
If you're experiencing itching, it can really help to understand the underlying causes and seek appropriate treatment. Read on to find out more about why itching happens, and to give some helpful tips for alleviating discomfort.
Although irritating, itching during pregnancy is common, especially on the bump, it can sometimes be a symptom of a liver condition called intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy or ICP.
If you're experiencing itchiness, it's good to let your midwife or doctor know so they can investigate and help alleviate any discomfort.
Let's run through some of the common causes of itching during pregnancy.
If you've has during a past pregnancy, there's an increased likelihood that it'll occur again in future pregnancies. The symptoms of OC include:
If you're itchy and have a rash, you could have a skin condition that's known as polymorphic eruption of pregnancy or PEP.
If you think you have PEP, don't worry. While it can be unpleasant and uncomfortable, it won't harm you or your baby, and it can be treated with the help of your midwife or doctor.
PEP sounds serious, but it's a common skin disorder pregnant people experience. It causes itching, a rash, small, raised lumps and large inflamed areas of skin, usually on the stomach.
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