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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