Rashes and skin conditions in first trimester.

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Registered: 07-25-2011
Rashes and skin conditions in first trimester.
Thu, 09-15-2011 - 1:03am

So this is my first trimester (due April 2012) and I've already gotten ringworm. Now I have another mark on my side and it is red and itchy (itched it thinking it was a bugbite at first before I looked at it) and looks to be cracked or cracking. Anybody else get these kind of skin problems during pregnancy? Is this kind of thing normal or should I have reason to worry? Any input is appreciated (:

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Registered: 07-05-2005
Fri, 09-16-2011 - 10:07am
Hi there!

It sounds like you've had some really uncomfortable skin conditions so far during your pregnancy. Skin changes are quite common during pregnancy but I'm not sure that ring worm is a common condition most ladies deal with. I think it is worth a call to your OB to let them know what's going on to see if they have any concerns or if you need to be seen. I'd give them a call for sure before using any over the counter medications to treat the issues you've been dealing with.

Wishing you the very best of luck! Please let us know what you find out.

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