Red Bumps Like Insect Bites During 3rd Trimester Pregnancy?
Is that reasonable. And does it affect the baby? It feels itchy every night, but the itchiness is also not runny, only red, red, like a bite from a mosquito
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The presence of red spots and itching in the abdominal area need to be explored further about the location of the abdominal area that has red spots, since when they appear, and what are the possible triggers (exposure to substances that can cause allergies, insect bites, local infections / inflammation of the skin), so that it is necessary to check in consultation with face to face it would be better to help the diagnosis process of the conditions experienced. There are several skin disorders in pregnancy conditions that can be found, including:
Striae gravidarum / stretch marks. Can occur during pregnancy due to stretching of the skin of the abdomen.
Hyperpigmentation in the face or abdomen that is normally found during pregnancy.
Psoriasis. Autoimmune diseases that can cause reddish plaques.
Fungal infections / bacterial infections of the skin.
Insect / animal bites.
The emergence of biduran that feels itchy or reddish plaques.
Itching (prurigo) during pregnancy.
Intrahepatic cholestasis during pregnancy.
Folliculitis in pregnancy.
There are several conditions above that can disappear after pregnancy / postpartum, but some conditions such as infection, intrahepatic cholestasis, pemphigoid gestationis and folliculitis need specific management and further monitoring. You need to monitor the red spots that you experience if there are other symptoms that accompany such as fever, discharge, itching, and other symptoms. If red spots are felt more and more, the greater or out of fluid, complaints accompanied by fever, felt pain / itching, it is advisable to see a doctor or obstetrician related to your pregnancy for further examination and management.
It is recommended to maintain cleanliness during pregnancy, do not scratch red spots / break red spots when filled with fluids, maintain a good diet and adequate rest during pregnancy. For more information about skin conditions in pregnancy, please read the same discussion at this link.
Hopefully this information helps you,