June 2021

Itching and cholestasis during pregnancy – Symptoms and Diagnosis

Itching is a very common symptoms that affects almost all of us on a daily basis. When itching, also known as pruritus, starts during pregnancy it may be persistent and last for a few weeks or months. For itching not related to pregnancy, please check my other article on pruritus to learn more about possible …

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Pruritus: reasons for itchy skin and unexplained itching all over body

Itchy skin or pruritus is a very common symptom that we all experience on a daily basis. It generally lasts just a few moments and goes away by itself, or it can be relieved with a gentle scratch. Scratching may be pleasurable and rewarding for some, but when itching is recurrent, lasts for longer periods …

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