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Are goosebumps like pimples a pregnancy symptom?

Are goosebumps   like pimples a pregnancy symptom?

Goosebumps: Goosebumps have nothing to do with cleanliness. They are a result of a very small muscle around the base of a hair follicle that causes stiffening of the hair and follicle called "piloerection." your body does this most often when you feel cold as part of an effort to warm you up, but can also happened when alarmed or scared. There are several rashes common during pregnancy that might resemble it. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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There are very small pimple like bumps on the dark part of my nipples so far I have counted 4 on the left on and 3 on the right... Pregnancy symptom?

There are very small pimple like bumps on the dark part of my nipples so far I have counted 4 on the left on and 3 on the right... Pregnancy symptom?

These aren't pimples: They are montgomery's tubercles, modified sweat or lubrication glands present in most women's areolas. Some have more; some have less; some are larger and some smaller. Pregnancy is perhaps one stimulant of these glands, but if you think you might be pregnant, get a test! ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and woke up with white pimples on my upper lip- I have never had a cold sore before so is this a pregnancy symptom?

Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots on the lips or mouth take the form of small (around 1–2mm in diameter) yellow-white spots in the oral area – on and near the lips and around the mouth. Fordyce spots appear on the lips when ectopic sebaceous glands become too full with oil or pus, resulting in the appearance of yellow or white spots, most commonly at the border of the lips - known as sebaceous hyperplasia. ...Read more

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Is acne a pregnancy symptom?

Is acne a pregnancy symptom?

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 during pregnancy, so you never know.) higher levels of hormones called androgens are at least partly responsible for pregnancy breakouts because they can prompt the sebaceous glands in your skin to get bigger and boost production of an oily substance. ...Read more

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Do women get body acne as a pregnancy symptom?

Do women get body acne as a pregnancy symptom?

Yes: This is fairly common. If you are a lucky mother-to-be, you can talk about it with your obstetrician. A topical medication such as Clindamycin might be the best choice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Today is usually the day i start my cycle. But i noticed a thick pick/ brown snot like discharge , is this a pregnancy symptom or my period?

Today is usually the day i start my cycle. But i noticed a thick pick/ brown snot like discharge , is this a pregnancy symptom or my period?

Pregnancy test: It may be the start of your period, but if you ever have any question it's always a good idea to do a pregnancy test. They're accurate, and then you'll know! ...Read more

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What does it mean if white pus like cottage cheese comes out your vagina but doesn't hurt or itch is that a pregnancy symptom?

What does it mean if white pus like cottage cheese comes out your vagina but doesn't hurt or itch is that a pregnancy symptom?

Vaginal Discharge.: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. Discharge with pregnancy is usually milky ; white but is not diagnostic of pregnancy. If you have missed your period take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I'm due for my period and there is blood but it seems to be more clear mucus then blood and it has been like this for three days, pregnancy symptom?

I'm due for my period and there is blood but it seems to be more clear mucus then blood and it has been like this for three days, pregnancy symptom?

Hard to tell...: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An ob-gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more