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HiIm 32 wks pregnant and got pemphigoid gestational ... Got

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Im 32 wks pregnant and got pemphigoid gestational ... Got spots like rash all over my body Very painful itchy burning sensation all the time
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. David

have you tried antihistamine creams like benadryl creams?

have you tried prescription stronger steroid creams?

Immunosuppressive medications such as azathioprine or ciclosporin may also be used successfully but their safety in pregnancy has to be weighed against your symptoms.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Had 7 day course of antihistamine tablets nothing happened..... Used steroids cream but it made my skin more irritated cuz my rash us very much inflamed n swollen especially on my arms n got under skin spots in my oalms n soles which made my hands n feet really stiff i cant bend my fingers normal cuz it hurts like somebody cut it between my fingers... I need some string oral medication .. I cant bear it anymore its killing me doc said we cant do anything until the babys born but what abt the mum is there nothing for the mum relief
Expert:  Dr David replied 1 year ago.
you should ask your doctor to refer you for azathioprine or ciclosporin infusions to see if they help.

you might have to see a rheumatologist to get evaluated for these infusions to help your Pemphigoid gestationis