I'm really worried about this now too as I have been itching like crazy this week but it stopped for a couple of days then last night it was insanely sore my belly back, neck arms and soles of my feet. I felt like I could rip off the skin and I just wanted a bucket of ice to put my feet in. I have no rash. I've been feeling extremely hot (my GP said that's just pregnancy for you) and it seems to be much worse at night in bed. I'm leaving my skin all red from the scratching so hard. MY GP did liver function blood test today but not the bile acid one you are talking about unless they routinely check that at same time? I will have results by Wed but I am so worried about this as I am almost 37 weeks now and I'm scared that if it can take a couple of weeks to show up in blood tests that it may harm my baby if this is what it is.
got my LFT results today and they said normal, hospital ran bile salts test too as my GP hadn't done these and they came back at 10, they siad this was ok but as I'm still itching I have to have them repeated next week. aaah
have mentioned this to my midwife today, and they were really shocked and took blood straight away, sent it off by 1:00pm and i get the results at about half 6 this evening... hoping everything is ok, because as said above, i'm 37 weeks on friday, so a bit concerned that it may harm baby xx
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