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Im four months pregnant and my skin is so dry and peeling?

Im four months pregnant and my skin is so dry and peeling?

Drink more water: Avoid caffeine since that can add to dehydration. Also avoid alcohol while pregnant. It is safe to use skin hydration creams as well as moisturizers. See your doctor if increasing your water intake does not resolve the issue. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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 the skin on your stomach peel when pregnant?

Do the skin on your stomach peel when pregnant?

Not usually: Unlikely caused directly by pregnancy. Suspect you are applying something you are sensitive to. Use cetaphil cream on it. ...Read more

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My nipples is peeling skin can I be pregnant?

My nipples is peeling skin can I be pregnant?

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. ...Read more

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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?

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! ...Read more

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Infected rashes and peeling skin at the same time while pregnant. Do I see ob or who?

Infected rashes and peeling skin at the same time while pregnant. Do I see ob or who?

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. ...Read more

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Im 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?

Im 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?

Yes: It's normal to experience these types of dry skin changes in pregnancy. Drink lots of lots of water, that may help. You may want to try a moisturizer on your face if you haven't already. Why, is because your metabolism is on super drive providing energy and nutrition for the developing baby. ...Read more

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What happens if I get a chemical peel while pregnant?

What happens if I get a chemical peel while pregnant?

Peel while pregnant?: Chemical peels are not recommended for use on pregnant or lactating women. Microdermabrasion is indeed a great option. Continue with a customized skin care regimen and daily sun protection for best skin health. ...Read more

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Is it okay for my nose to peel while pregnant?

Is it okay for my nose to peel while pregnant?

Pregnancy-specific: benign skin condition from normal hormonal changes. Most skin conditions resolve postpartum, no worries. Best of luck. ...Read more

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My lips are peeling from the inside edge in little strips, i'm pregnant, what is it and how can I treat this?

My lips are peeling from the inside edge in little strips, i'm pregnant, what is it and how can I treat this?

Multiple factors: Lips can be cracked and peeling from a vitamin deficiency such as vitamin b. Also from dehydration which is common in pregnancy. Try using an overt the counter lip balm and see your doctor about a possible vitamin deficiency. ...Read more

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Last month my wife took anti pregnancy peel which effect dis month cycle only few drops...Is it requires doc attention.?

Last month my wife took anti pregnancy peel which effect dis month cycle only few drops...Is it requires doc attention.?

No: The pill to prevent pregnancy is actually a hormone pill so it is not uncommon for it to disrupt the menstral cycle, however, this does not mean that it worked. She may still be pregnant so i recommend getting a pregnancy test immediately as many women "spot" while they are pregnant. ...Read more

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What can I use on my dry and peeling lips in pregnancy?

What can I use on my dry and peeling lips in pregnancy?

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. ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more