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Because itching is considered a normal part of pregnancy, testing for ICP is often overlooked. Any complaint of itching during pregnancy should be taken seriously and be evaluated.
Please keep in mind that some itching is normal in pregnancy. ICP itching is usually distinguished by the fact that a woman will itch all over her entire body.
Are you itching all over? Exhausted? No appetite? Weird colored urine and stools? These are symptoms of ICP. ICP, otherwise known as Obstetric Cholestasis (OC), refers to a specific liver condition in which the normal flow of bile is impaired in a woman's body resulting severe itching and more rarely, jaundice. Learn how this condition is treated.