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Mummyof21988 Mon 09-Jan-17 18:14:36

Does anyone no the best thing to use on my legs and hands since I've been pregnant they have got worse my legs just itch and itch sooooo bad doctors don't seem to be much help so wondered if there is something I haven't tried you can recommend?

Spam88 Mon 09-Jan-17 20:27:45

I can't help sorry but you might find a pharmacist more helpful than a GP, they're the experts when it comes to skin complaints smile

SarahOoo Mon 09-Jan-17 20:36:22

Is it just itchy or is the skin red and/or changed?

lockie1983 Mon 09-Jan-17 20:57:09

My eczema has gone wild since I've been pregnant, it's horrible! I use an emollient (cetraben) a few times a day which keeps it at bay - no atopic steroids allowed when pregnant.

Cotton clothes, cool showers/baths and try not to scratch

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