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Old 08-21-2011
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A 25-year-old G2P0 at 30 weeks gestation presents with the complaint of a new rash and itching on her abdomen over the last few weeks. She denies any constitutional symptoms or any new lotions, soaps, or detergents. On exam she is afebrile with a small, papular rash on her trunk and forearms. Excoriations from scratching are also noted. Which of the following is the recommended first-line treatment for this patient?
a. Delivery
b. Cholestyramine
c. Topical steroids and oral antihistamines
d. Oral steroids
e. Antibiotic therapy
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A 25-year-old G2P0 at 30 weeks gestation presents with the complaint of a new rash and itching on her abdomen over the last few weeks. She denies any constitutional symptoms or any new lotions, soaps, or detergents. On exam she is afebrile with a small, papular rash on her trunk and forearms. Excoriations from scratching are also noted. Which of the following is the recommended first-line treatment for this patient?
a. Delivery
b. Cholestyramine
c. Topical steroids and oral antihistamines
d. Oral steroids
e. Antibiotic therapy
I think its B. Cholestyramine.
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C). topical steroids and oral antihistamines
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