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Do moles change during pregnancy?

Do moles change during pregnancy?

Often: Due to hormonal changes, many moles may appear larger and darker during pregnancy. The most noticeable are those that were already slightly raised (fleshy). However, if any mole exhibit changes such as asymmetry, irregular borders, multiple colors or shades of brown, and rapidly growing diameter, you should seek the opinion of your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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


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Do areola changes occur during pregnancy?

Do areola changes occur during pregnancy?

Yes: During pregnancy the areola become darker w thicker tissues ; increases in size. The montgomery glands on the areola become larger. ...Read more

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Will worry during pregnancy make you cramp?

Will worry during pregnancy make you cramp?

Possible: Although, cramping pain in pregnancy can be caused by a multitude of causes, worry/anxiety if not causing will at least contribute to it. ...Read more

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Can natrual hair change during pregnancy?

Can natrual hair change during pregnancy?

Yes: The rate of growth often changes with hair loss or natural color changes. ...Read more

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For what reasons do women get such drastic mood changes when their hormones change?

For what reasons do women get such drastic mood changes when their hormones change?

Unknown: Because hormones effect so many systems in the body, the specifics of how is unknown. For menopause or premenstrual dysphoric disorder, one treatment for the irritability, and difficulty with sleep is ssris, antidepressants like prozac, celexa, and zoloft (sertraline). ...Read more

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During first trimester does urine change colour?

During first trimester does urine change colour?

Vitamins: Occasionally there is a slight darkening of urine from the prenatal vitamins that are taken during pregnancy. Otherwise, there should not be significant color change. If tea colored, bloody red, or even appears very concentrated consult OB doc to check for infection or to see if dehydrated and need to increase fluid intake. ...Read more

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Does vagina change during pregnancy?

Does vagina change during pregnancy?

Yes: The vagina can swell with more blood supply. Some women will develop varicose veins in their labia as well. Also there tends to be more discharge due to increased hormones. ...Read more

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What changes occur in your body during early pregnancy?

What changes occur in your body during early pregnancy?

A lot!: There are too many changes to list here that happen on every level in your body! Some women have absolutely no symptoms whatsoever. Some women become violently nauseated and vomit, have breast tenderness, sharp lower pelvic pain (associated with uterine growth) and may even notice their clothing fitting different. Get the book "What to Expect When You're Expecting". It's a very handy resource! ...Read more

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When will your areolas change colors? Do everyones before they find out their pregnant?

Varies: It's different for each woman. Some will have breast changes early in pregnancy while others later in the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What changes occur in your body during early pregnancy? Thanks!

What changes occur in your body during early pregnancy? Thanks!

Are due to hormones: Common early pregnancy symptoms include some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feeling less energetic), a sharper or stronger sense of smell, mild soreness and swelling of the breasts, and maybe some food aversions or cravings. These symptoms are due to quickly rising hormone levels. ...Read more

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What emotional changes must we expect during and after pregnancy?

What emotional changes must we expect during and after pregnancy?

Lots: Basically, a lot of highs and lows (e.g. Anxiety, joy, sadness, etc...). Please contact your provider asap if you ever have any thoughts of doing harm to yourself or others. This is not normal. ...Read more

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Can any doc explain if women put on weight during pregnancy until after birth?

Can any doc explain if women put on weight during pregnancy until after birth?

Unclear question: Pregnancy itself increases weight gain. I am not sure if that was your question or not. ...Read more

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Do changes in diet stop pregnancy heartburn?

Do changes in diet stop pregnancy heartburn?

Pregnancy heart burn: Gastroesophageal reflux (gerd) or heartburn often develops during pregnancy. For anyone with gerd, it is recommended to not consume acidic foods, spicy foods, avoid alcohol and caffeine, and avoid eating late at night. So yes, dietary changes can reduce heartburn. If that doesn't help, you can take a proton pump inhibitor (ie prilosec, prevacid, nexium, protonix, dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) etc). ...Read more

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Do women's butts seriously go out of shape during pregnancy and child birth?

Do women's butts seriously go out of shape during pregnancy and child birth?

Pregnancy: Not sure where the questioner is going with this question. With fluid overload brought on with pregnancy issues such as carpal tunnel arise. ...Read more

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What color is your period suppose to be and do you bleed at any time during pregnancy?

What color is your period suppose to be and do you bleed at any time during pregnancy?

Red ,pink ,brown or: black. When the menstrual blood flows out of the body quickly, the color will be red on heavier days or pink on lighter days. Darker-colored menstrual blood usually just means that the blood is flowing out of the body at a slower rate. Vaginal bleeding during can happen any time from conception (when the egg is fertilized) to the end of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can your body change shape after pregnancy?

Can your body change shape after pregnancy?

Yes: This is not something that should be pondered over much. With effort, and sometimes without much effort, you can regain your former body shape, if it means that much t you. Human pregnancy is a very metabolically transforming state and i will suggest that the outcome, with your precious new baby, should be considered well worth your risk of some personal body changes. ...Read more

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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