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Does Your Skin Peel When You're Pregnant
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Peeling nipples: Peeling of this area is usually due to irritation from clothing or friction from activity. There is a possibility of allergy to detergent or fabric softener. If you think, you're pregnant, buy a home pregnancy test.
I am 32 wk pregnant. I hv got many stretch mark on stomach and now my skin start to peel on stomach. Is there any issue and can I do something for it?
Not serious.: Stretch marks are normal and not really preventable. If the skin is dry and peeling, would use a heavy moisturizer such as aquaphor and use a very mild soap like dove to bathe with. Enjoy your new baby when it comes!
Dermatologist: You should certainly have your OB have a look but this may require a dermatologist. There are some dermatologic conditions that can occur specifically during pregnancy. A dermatologist can help to determine what is going on.
I'm 4 months pregnant and I have peeling burning skin around the creases of my nose, and dry itchy flakey skin. Is this normal? And why?
Med eval: I have not heard of this. Please contact your obstetrician or dermatologist.
Wife's 17weeks pregnant. She's having what she describes as discharge " peeling her pants" feeling. Is this bad and require medical evaluation?
GYN: I suggest a GYN exam to check the discharge and evaluate pregnancy.
I'm pregnant & I've been told I have to really wash the fruit bfore I eat it cause of toxoplasmosis. What about mandarines? Wash them after I peel them?
Inside of fruit shou: Should be fine, u need to wash the outside of any fruit u eat well, more common to get toxo from a cat or an infected person.
Yes: This is always normal, usually means you are well hydrated.
My lips are peeling from the inside edge in little strips, I'm pregnant, what is it and how can I treat this?
Last month my wife took anti pregnancy peel which effect dis month cycle only few drops...Is it requires doc attention.?
Sodium laureth sulfate, ginseng extract, grapefruit peel extract and papaya extract. Are any of these ingredients bad when pregnant?
Be natural: No need in pregnancy to exposure yourself to any chemical needlessly. Be natural and avoid what you really don't need anyway.
Chap stick, vaseline: Chap stick and vaseline are two good moisturizers for lips. You can also use a lip gloss or lip stick as long as there isn't anything in it that would further dry your lips.
Rapid cell growth: Pregnancy enhances very rapid cell division including the skin when pregnant.
Pregnant. Have a cut under my thumbnail from peeling oranges. Got raw egg under the thumbnail. Washed w/ reg soap, not antibcterial. Is this dangerous?
No worries: Regular soap and water is just fine. All over the world, pregnant woman get injured with all sorts of stuff. Fortunately, the human body is pretty resilient and usually comes through fine. Washing with soap and water is adequate for tiny wounds. If a infection is seen later, a doctor can treat it.
Don't: No peels when pregnant or breast feeding
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