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    Stinging itchy skin

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    • A little background, I have 2 daughters (9 & 3 years old) I took clomid and metformin to to have my first and Femara & D-Chiro-Inositol powder to get pregnant with my second. I had 2 C-sections. While pregnant with my first I had preeclampsia then after her birth I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism (not hyper). Then with my second I had PUPPs starting at 6 months pregnant. The PUPPs went away almost immediately after her birth. I had my thyroid checked and all is well. 2 days ago I spent the day in the heat at an amusement park with sunscreen on all day (the same kind I always were just more of it) then yesterday was a slightly stressful day at work but didn't seem much more than normal. Tward the end of the work day yesterday I found my face and neck broke out with what looked like hundreds of mini pimples From forehead to shoulders to chest. Now I feel prickly and itchy all over reminds me of PUPPs. No other significant rash anywhere only a few little bumps that Itch. But what could it be? Pregnancy? Hormones? Stress? Something else?
    Last edited by jns; 07-04-2018, 09:55 AM. Reason: Outbound links are not allowed.

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    That sounds like an allergic reaction.
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      #3
      Some factors to consider: Are you taking any meds that could increase sensitivity to the sun? Have you changed laundry products? Have you changed body wash/lotion or shampoo/conditioner, make up? Is your sunscreen for sensitive skin? Are you sensitive to certain fabrics or metals (jewelry)?

      It could be any of these, a combination or none of them. You could have also developed an allergy to something that hasn't been a problem before.

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        #4
        No meds at all, no change in laundry soaps or body/ hair washes. No new makeup I've used the same brand of sunscreen for as long as I can remember. As far as I know I do not have any allergies.

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