Itching during pregnancy is due to increase in blood volume
During pregnancy the blood volume increase upto 50% to meet the increasing need of your baby and body
Increase in blood volume makes your skin extra sensitive and itchy
Go for mild unscented product for your skin rather than product that contain strong agents or fragrance
As they may irritate your skin
Moisturise your skin well with oil , unscented moisturiser or body butter
Oatmeal bath can help you with itching
Add a small cup of oatmeal to a jug of hot water
And let it sit for 20-30 min
Add the jug to your bathing water and bath with it
It will naturally calm and moisturise your skin
Having normal to mild cold water bath can help you suppress the itching as well
However if the itching is severe then you have to consult your gynaecologist as it may be a cause of concern
Answer: Congratulations on your pregnancy
I can understand your anxiety. Itching can be due to hormonal changes.Pimple come due to irtitationor when you rub. You can take cumin powder with honey. It helps a lot to reduce the itching.You can also apply calamine lotion.Daily take jaggery so it helps to reduce itching and lot. It helps a lot. If itching does not come down please contact doctor. Take care
Similar Questions with Answers
Question: I am getting red pimples on my face..how to get rid of it..
Answer: Hello dear. Acne is common during pregnancy. The primary cause of acne when you're pregnant is the increased hormone levels in the first trimester.
Few of the home remedies for acne are:
Apple cider vinegar: Soak a cotton ball with raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar and apply to your skin to absorb oil.
Honey: Honey has antibacterial and antiseptic properties. It’s also soothing to the skin. To apply, first rinse your face with warm water. Apply honey directly to the affected area. Leave it on your skin for 20 to 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Coconut oil: Coconut oil has antibacterial and antifungal properties. It’s also soothing to the skin and very easily absorbed. Apply virgin coconut oil instead of a moisturizer before going to sleep. Take care.
Question: How to get rid of red pimples on my baby skin?
The baby s skin is very delicate. The lotions soaps or shampoo that you use should be 5.5ph friendly as this is the ph of ur babies skin. If u use lotions that do not cater to oh balence dis they can rashes dryness etc. Try seba med it is one of the best brands available that has less chemicals and no fragrance. You should use baby friendly and mild detergent to wash baby s clothes or other things that will come in contact with your baby. This can cause skin reaction or allergy.
Question: Due to stretch marks i have also itching problem on my belly. How can i get rid from this problem????
Answer: All of us have the same concern which is stretch marks. I applied few tips which helped me to keep the marks at bay. Here are the few most reliable tips for stretch marks reduction, try them it may help you as well. All the bes!.
Oil Treatment: Massaging the affected areas with oils make your skin smooth and help reduce the stretch marks. Some of the popularly used oils include:
Olive Oil, Vitamin E Oil or Castor Oil
Aloe Vera: Aloe vera promotes healing and soothes your skin. Use fresh gel rather than the one available in the market.
Rub it directly over the skin, leave for 15 minutes and wash it off using lukewarm water. Apply on the affected areas regularly.
You can also prepare a mixture of one-fourth cup of aloe vera gel with oil from five vitamin A and ten vitamin E capsules. Rub it over the skin until it is completely absorbed. Apply it twice a day.
Honey: The antiseptic property of honey works in reducing stretch marks.
Take a small cloth and apply honey on it.
Place the cloth on the affected area and let it remain until it turns dry.
Rinse off using warm water.
Or you can prepare honey scrub by mixing it with salt and glycerin. Apply it on the stretch marks, leave until it dries and rinse off using water.
Egg White:Egg white is rich in protein, which helps rejuvenate the skin and makes it look fresh.
Beat two egg whites using a fork.
Clean the affected area with water and apply a thick layer of egg white using a makeup brush.
Let it dry and then rinse off using cold water.
Apply some olive oil to keep the skin supple and moisturized.
Repeat it every day for at least two weeks. It helps improve your skin tone, and the marks fade away slowly.