Similar Questions with Answers
Question: I am now 29 weeks pregnant i am getting severe itching on my tummy from 3days what can we do for this.Can you please help me.
Answer: Hello dear. Mild itching during pregnancy is normal in most cases. You may feel especially itchy around your belly and breasts as your skin stretches to accommodate their increased size. Dry skin and hormonal changes may also contribute. You can apply moisturizer.
Question: Hii I'm 31 weeks pregnant I'm suffering from severe itching what I have to do
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, 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
Question: I have itching in my vaginal area am 29 weeks pregnant
Answer: you are experiencing vaginal itching, it could be due to normal pH changes.Take baking soda baths to lower vaginal pH and finding relief from itching.Some women find cold compresses helpful in relieve vaginal itching.Good hygiene is the key to remain free from vaginal problems.
During pregnancy, it is recommended to avoid the use of any self-treatments or over-the-counter medications to relieve vaginal itching. This can be risky for your well-being. Immediately see your healthcare provider to test for any sexually transmitted diseases or infections (STDs or STIs), which can be the cause behind vaginal itching.
Take baking soda baths. For this, prepare a paste of baking soda and water. Apply the paste on the itchy areas and wash after a few minutes. This will lower vaginal pH, giving you relief from itching.Having sexual intercourse is another remedy to relieve vaginal itching due to increased pH of the vagina. Male sperms are low on PH levels, thus, intercourse is recommended. But consult a doctor before having sex.Some women find cold compresses helpful in relieve vaginal itching.
Good hygiene is the key to remain free from vaginal problems. Always keep your vaginal area clean and dry.After a bowel movement, wipe from front to back to prevent bacteria from entering the vagina.Stay away from vaginal douches.Use only fragrance-free soaps and laundry detergents.Wear loose clothes as tight clothes do not let air pass to the crotch.Avoid wearing nylon panties, wear cotton panties, especially white oness.Do not wear underwear at night as this increases airflow to the vagina.Avoid taking bubble baths or using other fragrant products on your crotch. These can cause irritation in the vagina and urinary tract. Take warm water bath instead.