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21weeks rash on stomach help
An_218261 posted:
so i noticed i had a few spots on my stomach kinda looked like flea bites or something but no fleas.... well now its spread and looks like a rash and it itches horribly.... any suggestions?
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Queenjen87 responded:
*lurking* (is there lurking anymore? *sigh* I hate this)

It sounds like a pregnancy related rash. I would give your OB a call. They might recomend some cortozone cream or something to help combate the rash. In all likely-hood, the rash will not go away until after delivery.
tabby62010 replied to Queenjen87's response:
I had itching on my legs and stomach area in my third trimester with my son, but it went away after delivery.

The only thing I used was hydrocortizone cream. It still itched. I didn't have a rash, though.
anglover83 responded:
I had the same thing with my daughter. It was called a "Pup's Rash". My OB gave me some antibiotics and a steroid cream to put on it. It worked for me. Hopefully this helps!
Byroney_WebMD_Staff replied to anglover83's response:
There are two conditions (perhaps more) that usually happen during later pregnancy that you may want to talk to your doctor about. The first is what anglover83 mentioned called PUPPP , which stands for Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy. According to the article, "Women with PUPPP develop small red bumps and hives, and when severe, the bumps form large patches. This rash usually starts on the abdomen and spreads to the thighs, buttocks, breasts, and arms."

The other is called Intrahepatic Cholestasis , or Cholestasis of Pregnancy. This is where the liver works poorly and can cause itching and jaundice. Again, this almost always happens in the third trimester, or occasionally the second.

It is always good to see your doctor if you have concerns. He or she can do an exam and give you a diagnosis and peace of mind.

Best wishes,


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