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Pregnant. Severe itching, pins and needles on thighs. Advice

hi, im 23 weeks pregnant , i have severe itchyness to the point my skin is covered in scabs because ive scratched it open , i keep getting a funny pain inbetween my my hip & ribcage on the left it kinda feels like pins & needles, bruises appearing on my thighs but i dont know where theyve come from ! ive never had any of this with my others
Asked On : Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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The itching that you are feeling is due to the cholestasis associated with pregnancy. You can take a mild antiallergic after consulting with your gynecologist to control this symptom. Taking vitamin B complex supplements will also help.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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