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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: You may be having hormone changes that need to be evaluated with bloodwork.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy: Pregnancy has multiple effects in your muscles. The hormonal changes often affect ligaments which may present as "soreness". Also, pregnancy may affe ... Read More
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Dr. Raj Upadya
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Possibly : Hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy can cause any number of symptoms...
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Accurso
29 years experience Radiology
See a fertility: Specialist. Your symptoms may relate to hormone changes that occur with pregnancy, but the home pregnancy test being negative can be trusted. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Progesterone: The hormone, progesterone, is very high in pregnancy and can cause acne.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Limited: You can used topical antibiotics such as Erythromycin or over the counter salicylic preparations. A zeno device would br light o use safely. No oral m ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Options:: If otc products havent' helped, ask your ob/gyn to prescribe a topical wash or gel like benzaclim, that has antibacterial properties, and my help with ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
18 years experience Pharmacology
Acne in pregnancy: There are some tips that may help you in your pregnancy acne. Try to wash gently with a mild cleanser twice a day. Make sure to use an oil free moistu ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Yes: During pregnancy, acne is aggravated by hormonal change. Usually it would be subsided after delivery.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Your physician may offer topical clindamycin. This could be your best choice. Congratulations on your pregnancy and good luck.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Pregnancy & Acne: Pregnancy can trigger acne or make existing adult acne worse. (on the other hand, some women with acne-prone skin report a decrease in breakouts durin ... Read More
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