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Itching during pregnancy

Mild itching is common in pregnancy, but if the itching becomes severe it can be a sign of a liver condition called intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.

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Complications during pregnancy

Some women will experience complications such as bleeding, itching high blood pressure or severe vomiting during pregnancy that will require treatment.

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Eczema during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Eczema is the most common skin condition in pregnancy, it can also occur when breastfeeding. Find out more about symptoms and treatment of eczema.

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Vaginal discharge during pregnancy

Almost all women have more vaginal discharge in pregnancy as it helps prevent any infections travelling up from the vagina to the womb.

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Common childhood rashes

Childhood rashes are common and many disappear without treatment. Learn about symptoms and treatment of childhood rashes, such as eczema, ringworm and impetigo.

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Thrush during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Changes in the levels of female hormones during pregnancy increase your chances of developing thrush and make it more likely to keep coming back.

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Worms in humans

Several types of intestinal worms may infect people in Australia, but threadworms are by far the most common. Find out the symptoms and treatment of worms.

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Pregnancy at week 11

During week 11, you might have your first ultrasound and see your baby for the first time.

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Skin changes during pregnancy - prurigo of pregnancy

Prurigo of pregnancy is an itchy rash that may develop during pregnancy. It usually appears in the first or second trimester.

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Childhood rashes - Eczema

Eczema is a common chronic skin condition in children. Typically, eczema is characterised by an itchy rash that comes and goes. Eczema is not contagious but does tend to run in families and commonly first appears in early childhood.

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