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Dark Spots On Butt During Pregnancy
During the pregnancy period some dark. Brown spots appear in my face and I try to use ointment but no useful. Help me please to remove it. What can I use?
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
No: But happens at times contact your ob ...Read more
Hormonal: Fluctuations can cause it.Get a more detailed answer ›
HCGlevels increase exponentially during early pregnancy, doesn't that mean the pregnancy test line should get darker and darker if the prenancy is norm?
No: There is a limit to the intensity of color in the test system. The line will not get darker with increasing HCG amount. ...Read more
Is there anything that can be done during or prior to the pregnancy to reduce patches of dark skin?
No: The hormonal changes of pregnancy can cause lots of skin changes and there is not much you can do about them. Melasma refers to dark blotchy skin changes on the face sometimes called the mask of pregnancy. It is perfectly natural. You should wear sunscreen when outside and use moisturizer to keep the skin clean and healthy. ...Read more
I've been eating healthily during my whole pregnancy but I also have a coffee (decaf) and chocolate everyday (100/150 gr of dark chocolate). Is it bad?
No, not at all: Caffeine, less than 200mg a day is definitely okay in pregnancy. New studies have come out saying so. Even american college of ob/gyn issued a statement recently stating that. One cup of coffee usually has around 90 and a shot of expresso, around 75mg. So you could easily have a double shot latte! Dark chocolate has health benefits and has even less caffeine. So you're definitely okay! ...Read more
Yes: Viable pregnancies can produce some light bleeding initially, but if it increases in character and amount many early pregnancies fail in the form of miscarriages. ...Read more
Nipples getting dark during pregnancy, it it permanent? Are there any cream or ointment to get them back to normal after pregnancy?
My skin turned very dark during pregnancy but it is not turning lighter even after delivery. Please tell me why and how to improve it?
Probably: Please see your obstetrician to be sure this is normal for you. ...Read more
What does cloudy and dark urine mean especially during 1st tri. Pregnancy. She has a catheier in for 2weeks?
Very light but dark color bleeding during period. Since 4-5 days. I am trying to be pregnant. When should I take pregnancy test?
I had sex during my fertil time, I done a pregnancy test I had two lines but one was way darker then the other, now im having a weird period?
Previously begnign shave biopsied mole has darkened during pregnancy? Same size & shape just darker and slight color change. Concern?
Thick dark brown discharge during 3 week late period. $1 pregnancy test was negative what could this mean?
Annovulation: It could be that you didn't ovulate this month and are having some old blood being expelled. ...Read more
Yes: Because of the hormonal influence, you get hyperpigmentations in the areas as you mentioned, some times over cheeks also. Will disappear after preganancy ends in matter of few wks to fe months. ...Read more
Age 24. Gave birth a week ago. Dark looking breasts during pregnancy. Flat nipple. Blood from both breasts in colostrum. Boil beside breast. Advice?
Nipple problems: If someone is breastfeeding and has cracked nipples there may be some blood. Most women don't have to deal with that. Also need to have someone see if it is a boil - as in an infection - or if it is a blister from nursing. If someone is having problems breastfeeding it would be a good idea to talk to a lactation consultant. Also should have breasts checked by MD to see if infected or not. ...Read more
I had sex during week of ovulation. This was almost a week ago. My breast are extremely sore and swollen, my nipples are bigger, darker and tender as well. Could I already be experiencing pregnancy symptoms?
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 more
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 more
Blood spots: Yes it can happenGet a more detailed answer ›
Melasma: Increased pigmentation on the face during pregnancy or other hormonal changes is called melasma. It is not recommended to treat melasma during pregnancy or while breast feeding - however, thereafter, skin lighteners (including hydroquinone or other herbal products), chemical peels, and ipl laser treatments may help. Melasma can be challenging to correct, but will often lighten at least bit. ...Read more
Have dry spots around and on breasts. Could this have something to do with the milk being produced during pregnancy?
During pregnancy I developed mongolian spots in ironically the same areas my daughter was born with them. Mine disappeared but what is the relation?
Mother/daughter bond: Unfortunately, your daughter has at least 50% of your gene pool which explains the confluence of the spots between you. ...Read more
During pregnancy how should a possible dog bite be handled? It was a nip although you can see puncture spots, blood was not visible only red color.
Hi, my wife has pregnancy of 6.5 months. There are dark spots on her face. Suggest me suitable cream for her to eliminate these scars with fair face?
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