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Why is acne common in pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Progesterone: The hormone, progesterone, is very high in pregnancy and can cause acne.
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Dr. Azita Madjidi
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Oilier skin: You may experience oilier skin and hormonal imbalance during pregnancy.
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