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Daniel More, MD

Allergies During Pregnancy

By November 29, 2012

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Pregnancy is a special time most women, although can also be very uncomfortable. Most women experience some form of morning sickness, leg swelling, lower back pain or simply a general feeling of being uncomfortable as labor nears. For women with allergies and asthma, however, pregnancy can include an entirely new set of problems. Asthma, allergic rhinitis and anaphylaxis can worsen or even start during pregnancy. Allergic reactions unique to pregnancy can also occur, such as various itchy skin rashes and rhinitis of pregnancy. Find out all about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of allergies during pregnancy.


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