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Linea Nigra First
38 weeks pregnant and still no linea nigra. With my first son, i had a light line but I am quite fair skinned.Does it matter that i don't have one now?
No worries!: I am also fair skinned and i hardly had a linea nigra at all as well throughout my entire pregnancy. Typically this is caused by the elevation of hormones in your system, but not having one does not mean anything is wrong. My belly button never "popped" either! just put your feet up for the next two weeks and relax before your sleepless nights return. I say don't worry about it! good luck! ...Read more
Linea nigra: Linea nigra is not caused by thyroid disease but it ma,y be seen in adrenal gland deficiencies and in PCOS ...Read more
My linea nigra had faded a couple months after i gave birth its starting to darken and get thicker what does that mean?
Hard to say: If u ovulate irregularly u may have high testosterone and elevated insulin. Otherwise it is difficult to determine especially if it's the only place that is getting darker. Good luck, but doesn't sound like a disease process, wt gain can be correllated with high Insulin and darkening pigment. ...Read more
What to do if I'm aware I have gained weight for sure for the past year, n just today I noticed a linea nigra on my stomach?
Is the weight: gain related to endocrine abnormalities. Linea Nigra can develop during pregnancy, with use of some oral contraceptives & due to change is hormones. Adrenal gland insufficieny and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can be associated with Linea Nigra. Linea Nigra is not a pregnancy indicator. ...Read more
I have just noticed my 5 year old daughter has what looks like a very faint linea nigra, is this normal? It is very faint but I can see it.
Normal: This is normal especially in pigmented individuals. ...Read more
Used condoms and my bf ejaculated outside while having condoms. The thing is that I began to see a dark line (linea nigra?) Why did it appeared?
Unknown... but ...: What you saw and described may not be related with condom &/or semen. You may just watch it and see how it may change and evolve as long as being free of symptoms like itch, redness, swelling, etc. How to sort the related things out correctly for good care? Follow instructions in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. Best wish... ...Read more