PUPPP Treatments

While there is no known cure for PUPPP (aka pupps rash or pregnancy rash), there are numerous products on the market that are used to help relieve PUPPP symptoms.  Those products range from topical solutions to oral treatments that can be found over the counter or prescribed by physicians.  Because most women get PUPPP during pregnancy, they are limited on the treatments they can use to treat PUPPP.  This article includes a list of both oral and topical solutions that have been used to provide PUPPP relief.

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The Truth about PUPPP

The truth about PUPPP, Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy (aka pupps rash or pregnancy rash), is that is it very irritating and very uncomfortable. The intense irritation caused by PUPPP can affect women during pregnancy and during postpartum. The symptoms are the same in most cases and no one who has experienced PUPPP has reported a pleasant experience with it.

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What is PUPPP?

PUPPP, Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy (aka pupps rash or pregnancy rash), is a common skin condition known as polymorphic eruption that occurs among pregnant women.  It causes major discomfort for pregnant women during and after pregnancy.   The symptoms of PUPPP include extreme itching, warp-like bumps/lesions (papules) that can cover the entire body, extreme irritation, and redness.  These symptoms appear to be consistent among those who have experienced PUPPP.

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