As your pregnancy progress, it is normal for you to notice rashes on your skin.
This condition, identified as Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of pregnancy (abbreviated as PUPPP) is much widespread, quite easy to manage and usually is not serious in nature.
If you observe sudden happenings of rashes on your facial skin, arms or body while pregnant, consult a doctor now.
Our GPs can offer you tailored expert recommendations for tackling these bumpy signs and controlling them in a way that is secure for both you and the baby.See a Doctor about Rashes
The rashes that happen due to PUPPP, which are believed to occur to one in every 150 pregnant women in the UK and crops up the abdomen during the 27th week (final trimester) onwards.
PUPPP leads to tiny, bumpy and irritating rashes to come up, mostly at the same places as stretch marks. These are usually pink in color, raised from the skin, tend to develop red, raised, and bump rashes together that build up across the body.
PUPPP is typical for first-time mommies and is believed to be associated with the stretching of the skin. Although you might be distressed while dealing with it, it harms neither you nor your baby.
Mostly, they last only a few weeks and must settle completely after your baby is born.Talk to a Doctor about Rashes
Usually, these bumpy rashes are treated through special creams, with specific appropriate treatments based on how severe the rashes are.
You might also be prescribed with medications for controlling your symptoms of rashes. Your doctor may offer you a broad range of practical suggestions to practice, in order to support you in dealing with them and have a smooth pregnancy.
Treatments for PUPPP during pregnancy depends on different cases, hence if you are in search of personalized, expert advice – see a doctor now.
Our experts can examine your PUPPP rashes, identify how severe is the state and if required, prescribe the right medicines to assist you to manage the painful symptoms.Speak to a Doctor about Rashes
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