Rash (PUPPP) During Pregnancy: How to Diagnose and Treat It
During pregnancy, some people develop stretch marks. An itchy rash on these stretch marks may exacerbate the condition. This rash, known as pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP), is not dangerous, but the itching is quite uncomfortable. Many pregnant people experience PUPPP, usually in the third trimester or early postpartum period. Let’s find out how health care providers diagnose and treat PUPPP during pregnancy.