Similar Questions with Answers
Question: Itching in foot
Answer: Hello dear. Congratualtions on ur pregnancy. Skin problems are quite common during pregnancy due to all the hormonal changes going on inaide ur body.
Mild itching is common in pregnancy because of the increased blood supply to the skin. Mild itching is usually nothing to worry about, but if the itching becomes severe it can be a sign of a liver condition called 'obstetric cholestasis', or 'intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
If you're itching because of dry, stretched skin, these simple measures can give you relief:
1.) Apply cold. Put an ice pack or a cool, wet compress on itchy areas for five to 10 minutes, or until the itch fades.
2.) Moisturize with fresh aloe vera gel
3.) Apple Neem oil very effective for rashes
4.) Take a bath with water boiled with neem leaves
5.) Take an occasional warm oatmeal bath.
Hope this works.
Question: Severe itching in my foot..Is it normal?
Answer: Hello dear
Itching is more common in the last trimester of pregnancy when hormones are at their peak, but it usually goes away within a few days after delivery.
Use a rich skin cream
Look for moisturisers and petrolatum
Do not use scented laundry detergents
Try cold packs
Add cornstarch to ur bath
Question: I have itching in my foot soul .what to do?
Answer: Hi itchiness in foot and in palms which increases at night can be due to secretions from the liver which is pregnancy triggered. The doctor will ask you for liver function test and then if required will prescribe you medicine. Meanwhile have plenty of water and completely avoid fried, oily and junk food.
Question: Itching in my foot wat to do plz help
Answer: Congratulations on your pregnancy and all the best for your motherhood.
The pregnancy hormones affect the liver's ability to transport certain chemicals, such as bile.
Few of the remedies are:
Take lukewarm showers and baths. Hot water can dry out your skin and make the itching worse.
Stay cool. Avoid going out in the heat of the day because heat can make itching worse.
Wear comfy clothing.
Apply medicines before moisturizing.