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Hi, i'm getting more pimples on my face since i'm pregnant. Can i continue using skinoren cream 20% during the pregnancy? Thank you!

Hi, i'm getting more pimples on my face since i'm pregnant. Can i continue using skinoren cream 20% during the pregnancy? Thank you!

A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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I used to never get pimples and suddenly i found one on my face last night. Could it be because of my pregnancy?

Hormonal changes: This is caused by hormonal changes. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Have had a pimple on the lower part of my shaft for over 2 months now haven't had any unprotected sex and my partner has been tested due to pregnancy?

Have had a pimple on the lower part of my shaft for over 2 months now haven't had any unprotected sex and my partner has been tested due to pregnancy?

Penis bumps can be: many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 pics are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 pics are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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Suffering from pimples pleez do tell me after taking sotreit 10 mg for 10 days only.For how long I should NT think about pregnancy? For how many mnth

Suffering from pimples pleez do tell me after taking sotreit 10 mg for 10 days only.For how long I should NT think about pregnancy?  For how many mnth

Need management: If you have taken Isotretinoin / sotret, your acne is serious enough to require the continuity of care that only a personal physician can provide. Perhaps some other less drastic intervention can do the magic, such as topical Clindamycin plus benzoyl peroxide. All rx's for Isotretinoin include information about when you may resume trying to conceive. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are goosebumps like pimples a pregnancy symptom?

Are goosebumps   like pimples a pregnancy symptom?

Goosebumps: Goosebumps have nothing to do with cleanliness. They are a result of a very small muscle around the base of a hair follicle that causes stiffening of the hair and follicle called "piloerection." your body does this most often when you feel cold as part of an effort to warm you up, but can also happened when alarmed or scared. There are several rashes common during pregnancy that might resemble it. ...Read more

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Developing white, pimple-like spots around the nipples. Is that a sign of pregnancy?

Developing white, pimple-like spots around the nipples. Is that a sign of pregnancy?

Not necessarily: The areola, the area around the nipple has quite a few glands. Sometimes they can become enlarged for no apparent reason. ...Read more

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There are very small pimple like bumps on the dark part of my nipples so far I have counted 4 on the left on and 3 on the right... Pregnancy symptom?

There are very small pimple like bumps on the dark part of my nipples so far I have counted 4 on the left on and 3 on the right... Pregnancy symptom?

These aren't pimples: They are montgomery's tubercles, modified sweat or lubrication glands present in most women's areolas. Some have more; some have less; some are larger and some smaller. Pregnancy is perhaps one stimulant of these glands, but if you think you might be pregnant, get a test! ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more