Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy

Overview

Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy is an itchy rash. It commonly occurs during the last 3 months of pregnancy.

Symptoms

The rash consists of red bumps. It usually begins on the stretch marks across the belly, then spreads to the thighs. It's quite itchy and may prevent sleep.

Treatments

A prescription cream is the typical treatment.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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