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Is it normal to have problems with my hair while I am pregnant?

Is it normal to have problems with my hair while I am pregnant?

Yes : Hormones in pregnancy can have dramatic effects on hair including increasing volume or causing balding patches. Both are normal an usually resolve after pregnancy is completed. ...Read more

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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 hair loss normal in pregnancy?

Is hair loss normal in pregnancy?

Yes: Alopecia, or hair loss can be a common occurrence in pregnancy. Stress is a common cause of alopecia, and your body is undergoing a type of physical stress. This can also be a sign of a low thyroid state, which can also be common in pregnancy, so you may consider having your provider check a tsh, free t3, (liothyronine) free T4 ( i also check reverse t3) to make sure that your thyroid is in balance. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have excesive facial hair during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have excesive facial hair during pregnancy?

Not unusual: The change in hormones during pregnancy can certainly affect facial hair. If you think it is really problematic, mention it to your OB at your next visit, but i would not lose any sleep over this. Just one of many, many changes your body experiences during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is falling hair normal for pregnant woman?

Is falling hair normal for pregnant woman?

Sometimes: Women experience many different symptoms during pregnancy. Although some complain of increasing hair growth, some do have loss. Discuss it with your doctor; you may also consider getting your thyroid tested just to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a hair loss problem. does it get worse if i get pregnant?

I have a hair loss problem. does it get worse if i get pregnant?

Hair Loss: Yes, pregnancy can make some hair loss problems worse: see for more details http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com/2016/11/2016-hair-loss-treatment-options.html?q=hair+loss ...Read more

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My husband's entire family have extreme low hair volume.Now I am having severe hair loss since I have become pregnant.Blood tests are normal.Solution?

My husband's entire family have extreme low hair volume.Now I am having severe hair loss since I have become pregnant.Blood tests are normal.Solution?

Hair loss?: Unless you are genetically related to your husband (not just maritally so) whatever happens to people in his family is irrelevant to you. It's just something you can commiserate about,that's all. About your thinning hair see a dermatologist. He might do a punch biopsy of your scalp and inject a steroid. If worse comes to worst, think of it as an opportunity to buy some excellent wigs and you won't ...Read more

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I'm 22 weeks pregnant and I have pain in the lower part of my belly button by the pubic hair my bone feels swore is this normal ?

I'm 22 weeks pregnant and I have pain in the lower part of my belly button by the pubic hair my bone feels swore is this normal ?

Symphysis parting: The point in your pelvis where the pubic bones come together in front called the symphysis has a small cartilage between the two bones that separates slightly late in pregnancy to allow the fetus to descend. It sometimes causes soreness when the head of the baby lies one it. Check with your OB md to be certain. ...Read more

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Can PCOS be temporary? Years ago had acne, slight weight gain, hair on neck. Now, slim and no acne, had a normal pregnancy, reg periods. went away?

Can PCOS be temporary? Years ago had acne, slight weight gain, hair on neck. Now, slim and no acne, had a normal pregnancy, reg periods. went away?

Yes: PCOS is linked to insulin resistance, which is usually but not always caused by being overweight and worsened by being more overweight. There is a confusing, but beginning to be understood interplay between insulin, LH and FSH, as well as other hormones. When you lose weight and the insulin resistance improves and so does the PCOS. If resolved with diet/exercise you are doing great! Keep it up. ...Read more

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So by my daughters head being small (in size) is there any possibility that it will grow at normal size later on in my pregnancy? Help and add details

So by my daughters head being small (in size) is there any possibility that it will grow at normal size later on in my pregnancy? Help and add details

Hard to say: There are normal infants that have small head size & this usually matches small body size. That kid would be expected to retain a small but normal head size at birth. Normal head growth reflects the need to accommodate the growing tissues inside. If something like the Zika virus injures the tissue, the head becomes abnormally small while the body remains normal. ...Read more

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