35 weeks pregnant mother

Question: I am having a very bad itching in my whole body.. Sometimes at night it becomes worse.. I am 34th weeks pregnant. Please help! 😔

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Answer: Hello dear... Mild itching is common in pregnancy,it happen due to blood supply to body,but if you have severe itching it may due to obestic cholestatis,in this condition medical attention is needed immediately, can try these remedies it may help you.. Apply moisturizer If you have itching,it is better to have bath twice day,and apply moisturizer or baby lotion is advisable Reduce the intake of salt If you have salt content in your body,it may also cause itching,so reduce intake of salt Wear loose clothes During pregnancy , don't wear heavy or tight clothes,it may also trigger itching,so it is better to opt for skin friendly fabric like cotton, chiffon. Drink more water Staying yourself hydrated,will help you to flush out toxins,so that it may help to reduce itching Coconut oil You can apply coconut oil before bath,and leave it for twenty minutes,and then wash,best remedy for itching Homemade bath powder To avoid itching,better to opt for herbal bath powder than chemical based soaps,will reduce itching
Answer: Mild itching is common during pregnancy this is due to increased blood supply to the skin. And sometimes due to skin dryness also there is itching, you can apply moisturizer. But if the itching is v.severe then it could be liver condition, which needs doctors consultation
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