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Pregnant. Having small itchy boil all over belly. Is this normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:good afternoon
User:Good afternoon to you too
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I am 22 weeks pregnant
Doctor:I am happy for you
User:and recently I have got small boil all over my belly
User:speacilly just below my belly button
User:They itch a lot
User:I apply lotion in the morning on belly to keep it moisturized.
User:Is this normal?
Doctor:Sometimes it is normal in pregnancy
Doctor:Is there pain in the boil?
Doctor:How big is it?
User:No pain
User:They are just too itchy
Doctor:It is quite normal
Doctor:Do you have fever along with it?
Doctor:Good, then it is mostly normals
User:Is there something I can do to reduce the itching
Doctor:Yes, please continue to apply the calamine lotion
User:Lacto calamine?
Doctor:There is no need to take any oral medication for this
Doctor:Yes, you can apply Lacto calamine
User:OK..Thanks doctor
Doctor:It will be gone soon, do not worry
User:had one more query
Doctor:Is this your first pregnancy
User:Smetimes i get pain in my belly
User:specailly on the sides
User:Yes,It is my first pregnancy
Doctor:It is normal, they tend to become more as pregnancy advances
Doctor:Have you got tested for TORCH infection?
Doctor:You can ask for it with your Obstetrician though it is not compulsory
Doctor:It just rules out any active infection in you
Doctor:Please wait for a week
User:Ok..Ill do that.
Doctor:If the boil does not reduce even after a week's time you may get this test done
Doctor:Else, it is not required
Doctor:Yes, please proceed
User:in my 3rd month
User:I had a little bleeding
User:I did sonography
Doctor:Did you get a scan done at 5 months or 20 weeks?
User:and the dpctor said its because I have a low placenta
User:I did a sonography agian now at 22 weeks
User:The report sayd the placenta is posterior
Doctor:What does the report say now?
Doctor:It is a good sign
User:What does that mean?
Doctor:It is improving
Doctor:Placenta is mostly posterior
Doctor:in location
Doctor:The low lying placenta will correct by itself
User:Ok great
User:Well...That really relievs me a lot
Doctor:Yes, it will be fine
Doctor:Do not worry
Doctor:Keep yourself happy always
User:Thanks doctor!!1
Doctor:How is the baby otherwise?
User:for all the help
Doctor:Is it doing good in the womb?
Doctor:Thank you too
User:I dint really understand the report
Doctor:Can you mail it to me?
User:Im supposed to show it to my doctor this weekend
Doctor:You can also mail it to me
User:Ok..I will try to do that
User:Ill try to scan and send it to you
User:Although I had asked the sonography doctor if everything is normal
User:and he said yes
Doctor:Please send it to me at YYYY@YYYY with subject as XXXXXXX Attention to Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:It seems like a normal report going by what you say
User:Ok..Sure doctor..Ill do that
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:No..Not right now
Doctor:Take care of yourself
User:I have raised anotner query in the 'Ask the question session'
Doctor:That is great
User:will await the response
Doctor:you will get another opinion as well which is good
Doctor:Yes, you will get the reply in 24 hours
User:Ok..Thanks for all you doctor
Doctor:All the best to you
Doctor:Thank you too
User:Thank you
Doctor:Bye for now
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