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Pregnant, itching in nights, rashes and hive like marks on skin. Had antibiotic for infection. Side effect ?

My daughter is in her 23rd week of pregnancy and she having problems with itching especially at night. She has noticed rashes and hives like marks appears like writing on skin. A couple of weeks ago her doctor prescribed an antibiotic for an infection (7 day regimen). She was fine before taking the meds, could this be a side effect.
Asked On : Mon, 13 Aug 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
in pregnancy itching is a common symptom which can occur due to stretching of the skin of abdomen due to enlarging uterus,
that stretching will lead to separation of collagen fibers,
for more explanation and treatment options you can see my blog,
itching may not be because of antibiotic as she completed that before couple of weeks.
take care.
Answered: Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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