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Is it normal to have dry skin after pregnancy?

Is it normal to have dry skin after pregnancy?

Yes: Dry skin is normal after pregnancy, often due to the changing hormones in your body. Drink plenty of fluids, and use a skin moisturizer that is hypo-allergenic. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kent
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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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Is it normal to get a dry skin rash during pregnancy?.

Is it normal to get a dry skin rash during pregnancy?.

Hormones & skin: The multitude of hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy can affect the skin. There are some specific rashes that occur in pregnancy which follow a distinct pattern (PUPPP), while other patients can develop itchy skin. If the skin is simply dry, then a dry skin care program with natural oils can suffice. If there is an underlying rash, it should be evaluated by a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a dry throat after pregnancy?

Is it normal to have a dry throat after pregnancy?

No: Highly unlikely. If it is persistent make sure you see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dryer, itchier skin in pregnancy?

Is it normal to have dryer, itchier skin in pregnancy?

Pregnancy Changes: Itching, dry skin is a common complaint among pregnant women. Changes in the body's production of hormones, as well as the stretching of the skin to accomodate the growing baby, can cause unpleasant and annoying itching that may be occasional or constant. The onset of dry hair during pregnancy typically occurs during the second trimester and can occur in hair that had not experienced dryness befor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dry mouth during sex?

Is it normal to have dry mouth during sex?

Some people: Do - its a physical process and you can get dehydrated. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my skin to get itchy and dry after a flight?

Is it normal for my skin to get itchy and dry after a flight?

Yes: Air on planes do not circulate so that air can be dry.Drink fluid and moisturize before and after flight. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a puffy vagina after sex?

Is it normal to have a puffy vagina after sex?

Not "normal" but can: Happen. Possible reasons for swelling of the vagina / labia include allergic reaction/irritation due to latex condoms, lubricants, vaginal contraceptives, spermicides, semen; contact dermatitis, infection ; aggressive sex. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dryness after menopause?

Is it normal to have dryness after menopause?

Absolutely!: One of the more common and aggravating problems after menopause are vaginal changes. Decreased estrogen causes dryness and thinning of the vaginal skin. The muscles can also get weak. Symptoms a dryness, sometimes itching, pain with sex and even urinary incontinence. Lubricants can help. Topical estrogen is also appropriate if symptoms are especially annoying. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is my skin so dry after pregnancy?

Why is my skin so dry after pregnancy?

Dry skin after birth: After you deliver, there are numerous changes in your body. Estrogen levels drop and sometimes these are resposible for dry skin and even some hair loss. The estrogen levels should return to normal in a couple of months and your skin should return to being more supple and soft. In the meantime make sure to keep hydrated and use a gentle moisturizer that is fragrance free. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have spotting that is brown and to have your vagina burn during this time?

Is it normal to have spotting that is brown and to have your vagina burn during this time?

Yes: Occasional brown spotting can occur without its having any pathological significance. Having vaginal burning is another issue and would be best approached by a physical exam and perhaps some testing of discharge by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal discharge a few days before period is due? Or is it that i might be pregnant ?

Is it normal to have vaginal discharge a few days before period is due? Or is it that i might be pregnant ?

Yes, : There are many possible causes for this to occur, such as infection, hormonal changes, sexual activities, and pregnancy. If you are worried, talk to a gyn physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal for skin around the vagina to get inflamed after sex?

Is it normal for skin around the vagina to get inflamed after sex?

Ususally: This can be due to the increased vaginal blood flow that occurs with sex. Friction could do this also.Make sure you have adequate lubrication. Less frequently women can have a reaction to the latex in condoms of other chemical irritants such as soaps. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have white creamy discharge after you have a early miscarriage does this mean your body is healing and getting back to normal?

Is it normal to have white creamy discharge after you have a early miscarriage does this mean your body is healing and getting back to normal?

Maybe: In the absence of symptoms such as itching, burning or odor, this is probably normal. If you had a d;c and antibiotics recently, then this might represent a yeast infection which can be treated over the counter. ...Read more