Rashes

Shocking Pregnancy Rash Explained!

OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry weighs in on an inflamed pregnant belly photo that you have seen circulating online. She says despite the shocking rash, the condition is actually quite common and something expecting moms do not usually need to worry about.

What is This Itchy Pregnancy Rash?

OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry shares the diagnosis is PUPPP or pruritic urticarial papules. It’s an itchy rash that moms frequently get in the 3rd trimester. It often starts on the belly and can move to other parts of the body.

Hookworm from the Beach?

The Doctors discuss a photo of what looks like a rash that couple got while sitting in the sand at the beach, but it turns out they were infected with hookworm!