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Severe itching in pregnancy: causes and treatment

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06/26/14

The cause is really unknown, but the distension of the skin is thought to be one reason.

For mild cases, treatment consists of moisturizing creams. In severe cases, however, Class I or II corticosteroid creams are used. Sometimes doctors recommend antihistamine tablets to provide relief from the itch.

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