Question: Hi, I am 34 wks pregnant, my body is full of itching what is the reason.
Answer: At time stage of pregnancy mild itching is normal apply coconut oil or aloevera gel to ease the itch. It happens due to hormonal changes that happens in the body during pregnancy. Try not to itch too hard with your nails as it can leave marks on your body use a cotton cloth for that. but if the itching becomes severe it can be a sign of a liver condition called 'obstetric cholestasis. Consult doc in that case.
Question: Hi am 34 week pregrancy I have severe itching and rashes in my whole body pls do suggest me
Answer: Hi dear,
Itchiness could be due to dryness.avoid taking too hot showers for long time.drink plenty of water and also moisturize your body with lotion.donot use too hot water to take bath as it dries up your natural moisture of skin .use mild soap.you can also use besan flour with milk cream while taking bath.severe itchiness could also be something serious like liver malfunction,called Cholestasis.do check with doctor if it gets severe.Älso refer the healofy app for daily updates on baby development and growth,as well as pregnancy care.it also gives you enormous info on post delivery baby care and diet.donot miss out!
Question: From last two days,there is itching problem in full body. Is there any problem. I am 34 weeks pregnant
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, if you can try these remedies it may help you..
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
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
If symptoms presist for longer period consult doctor