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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