Gestational pemphigoid

What is Gestational pemphigoid?

Gestational pemphigoid or pemphigoid gestationis (PG) is a dermatosis of pregnancy, being an autoimmune blistering skin disease that occurs during pregnancy, typically in the second or third trimester, and/or immediately following pregnancy. It was originally called herpes gestationis because of the blistering appearance, although it is not associated with the herpes virus.

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Hello! I suffered with eczema and with what I believe was PUPPs (Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy) when I was pregnant with my...

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I would recommend you to apply moisturizing cream containing white soft paraffin on the entire body 2-3 times in a day and take...

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I am pregnant and I have a history of herpes gestation. My herpes occurred when I was in 5th month. Now I am in 8th month of pregnancy. My doctor...

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If your doctor reassured you, I think you can safely go ahead with it.

I think he is seeing the benefits outweigh the risks associated with...

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I Am 36 Weeks Pregnant, When I Was 32 Weeks Pregnant I Got Sick With A Bad Flu And Had To Stay In The Hospital For 5 Days, As Soon As I Left The...

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Hello. I'm sorry you're so uncomfortable. Although it isn't possible to diagnose your condition without an examination, it sounds like you've...

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