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Pregnancy. Tiny red bump on belly that itches. Why does that happen? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:Please go ahead with your query
User:i needed to chat with a gynecologist..
Doctor:I am sorry I am GP and I can assist you. We do not have a Gynecologist on chat
User:somthin related to pregnancy of my wife
Doctor:If you wish to post a query and get an answer from GYnecologist
User:can i ask u?
Doctor:you can choose 'ASK A SPECIALIST'
User:she is having tiny red bumps on her belly
User:its very itchy
User:what should we do?
Doctor:is she pregnant and how many weeks?
User:yes she is..its her 31st week
Doctor:When did you first notice?
Doctor:How many are there, what is the sizes?
Doctor:Are they raised above the neighboring normal skin?
Doctor:Is it only on belly? Is there neighboring rash as well?
User:its very tiny..just like mosquito bites
User:3 to 4 on the belly itself
Doctor:Ok a common skin condition in pregnancy is urticarial papules which are intensly itcy
Doctor:They are however very common and benign, not to be worried about
Doctor:You can take Tab CETRIZINE, 10 mg and apply LACTOCALAMINE lotion (green) with ALOEVERA
Doctor:It is better to cut off the nails now as the scratch cause more problems
User:ok..any side effects of cetrizine?
Doctor:You can take when there is intense itch else just apply lotion with swab of cotton
Doctor:Did you follow?
Doctor:Are you with me?
User:means....avoid cetrizine as much as possible
Doctor:use lotion, if that does not help use cetrizine
Doctor:Bye fornow
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