what does itchy feet and hands mean

Belinda - posted on 06/18/2009 ( 5 moms have responded )

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ive had itchy feet and hand 4 the last 4days rang midwife up 2day and she said 2 put up with it until wednesday then i could go 4 a blood test any1 knw wat it means i aint got a clue

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Lynlee - posted on 07/23/2009

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It depends how bad it is. If you are scratching through the night and drawing blood etc then I would talk to the midwife again. There is a condition called cholostasis which has something to do with bile salts in the liver/kidneys (?) and it is potentially life threatening to your baby.

Debra - posted on 07/23/2009

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Cassie - posted on 06/18/2009

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It could def be pre-eclampsia as I had that and my hands and feet itched really bad but my doctor told me that some women experience this due to the rise in estrogen levels during pregnancy which is nothing to worry about other than the annoyance of the itching! :)

Ashley - posted on 06/18/2009

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when i was pregnant with my son my hands and feet were very itchy and tight. it ended up being pre eclampsia.

Michelle - posted on 06/18/2009

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it could just be high blood pressure but it might be pre eclampsia but id definatly go for the blood test if i were you and try and keep up your iron levels x

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