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Question: Why m having itching in my legs n hands I m 27week pregnant

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Answer: Hie 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
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