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Pregnant. Body rash, itching, peeling skin. Taken Benadryl. Difficulty sleeping. History of dermatitis and eczema

hi! i am currently pregnant with my first baby and i am now at 24 weeks. since last week of monday i got this rash all over my body and no matter what i do i cant get this over with. i am having a hard time with the itch tht is all ovrr my body and my face and body is starting to peel off and i do not know why. my ob gave me benadryl but it does not help at all nor the oatmeal lotion is not helping. i am having a hard time to sleep and eat because of this so please help me!! i have a history of allergies ( dermatitis and eczema ) and what itches the most are my hands and feet
Asked On : Sun, 23 Dec 2012
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the vitamins givenduring pregnancy like calcium vitamins increasesthe allergies
benedryl is not sufficient for this
can start with atarax 10 mg od or bd
apply calamine lotion over the body affeted with allergy
take lot of water
use non toxic soaps shampoo ointments and creams
if you can stop vitamins for sometime it will help you lot
Answered: Thu, 9 May 2013
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