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Are Dark Spots On The Skin A Result Of Pregnancy
Yes: Melasma is a common skin disorder, especially in women with darker skin tones. It is associated with the female hormones, estrogen and Progesterone and is common in pregnant women, and in those taking birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy during menopause. Treatments are available but often the problem will resolve spontaneously after delivery or discontinuing hormone therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Ihave white spots that are lighter then my skin on my neck and chest spreeding fast. Can my pregnacy have anything to do with it?
Tinea versicolor: Check this image. If its tinea versicolor its easily treated w/topical or oral meds. As you are pregnant, i'd use a topical selenium sulfide preparation but only if its really bothering you. Its not a big deal to treat it after you are done w/the pregnancy. No big deal. ...Read more
Check with doctor: If there is no bleeding coming from the gestational sac, it may be from enlarged blood vessels on the cervix or an infection. Whatever is going on, if you're having any bleeding at 8 weeks of pregnancy, your doctor should be checking into the reason and giving you good understandable answers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Missed my last period andhad two pregnency tests which are negative and now got brown spots from last 3 days.My period is getting late frm last 3month
Have all symptoms of pragnency my Blood HCG came -ve, periods suppose to come yesterday but 4days b4 got brown spots.
Blood Hcg can b false?
Neg HCG spotting: Follow up with an ob-gyn/urgent care/ER within 24-48 hours. You might benefit from a sonogram. Could be you were pregnant and the fetus died so the blood HCG after a few days/a week goes to negative. A sonogram would check for retained parts in the uterus or tubes. Most likely would repeat the HCG as well. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have pregnacy symptoms but get your period then two days latter spot but still have pregnacy symptoms ?
Sunscreen: Melasma is a common complaint many women have during pregnancy and is a benign condition. There are many treatments that dermatologists may offer, including skin creams, laser treatments and chemical peels. Most importantly, you need to wear sunscreen at all times to prevent further darkening. In many women, it resolves after delivery but usually takes several months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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