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Itchy joints during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
Doctor :   Are you there/
User :   Hi, i am having itchy skin, am in the third trimester of pregnancy. Can u help me as to what can i do for it?
Doctor :   Sinece when are you having it..
User :   For the last 3 days, i am in the 9th month now
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Which areas are itching a more..
Doctor :   Is it generally or in certain areas..
User :   please tell me what can give me a relief? it is more around the joints both small as well big
Doctor :   Ok.. Have you taken any medicatons for them.
Doctor :   Are there any rashes like on the skin..
User :   its not around the abdomen like for other pregnant woman and i havent taken any medications, just got my LFT done all is normal.
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   When are you due..
User :   Ya rashes seen around those joints when i scratch,i am due on july 12th
Doctor :   ok.. tese questiona are esential since we cannot give yu arbitraray treatment..
User :   fine atleast let me know if there is any treatment
Doctor :   Certainly there is medication like Cetrizine that you can take.. If even after taking that the itching persoists then It would be bettre if you see the
Doctor :   Gynecologist.
Doctor :   at the Easrlest
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do Inform me when done
User :   thanks a lot. I want to sign of
Doctor :   One tablet at a time and not more If required you can take another one in tha motrrning by when you must see the gynecologist..
Doctor :   Please fill that and tellme when done..
User :   I have done it
Doctor :   Ok bye for now..
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