Other possible symptoms include: Hives are raised bumps that appear alone or in clusters of red spots or patches.They can appear anywhere on the body and are itchy.
You may see itchy or crusty bumps on the arms, legs, or abdomen.You may even feel like they’re burning or stinging.Hives may appear suddenly and go away just as fast or within a few days to six weeks.Treatments for PUPPP include topical corticosteroids, oral antihistamines, and oral prednisone.PUPPP is more common with first pregnancies or those with multiples and tends to go away after delivery. Prurigo of pregnancy can happen in the first, second, or third trimesters.Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy is most commonly seen in the third trimester. An estimated 1 out of every 146 to 1,293 people may experience cholestasis during pregnancy.
While there isn’t necessarily a rash, itching can be quite severe over the entire body, but particularly on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet.
Also referred to as pemphigoid gestationis, herpes gestationis is a rare autoimmune skin disorder that affects 1 out of 50,000 people in the second or third trimesters.
The hive-like rash may come on suddenly and appear first on the trunk and tummy.
Some rashes are benign, meaning they don’t pose any threat to you or your baby.
Others may be a symptom of an underlying condition that requires medical attention to keep you and baby safe.
Pustular psoriasis, specifically impetigo herpetiformis, generally occurs in the second half of pregnancy.