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18 weeks pregnant and the areola on breast are very dark, is that normal?

18 weeks pregnant and the areola on breast are very dark, is that normal?

Yes: Increased pigmentation in various areas is common and normal. It will fade again 2 or 3 months after delivery. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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30 weeks pregnant my nipples & areola are widen & area is dry n very rough can use some oil for massage or petroleum jelly to get rid of dryness please hel?

30 weeks pregnant my nipples & areola are widen & area is dry n very rough can use some oil for massage or petroleum jelly to get rid of dryness please hel?

YES, or Lansinoh ;am: Both olive ; coconut oil are safe to use for massage ; will probably help. Calendula cream is also an excellent choice, as is lansinoh- see https://www.Lansinoh.Com/products/hpa-lanolin i also advise you take a purified fish oil rich in dha, which often helps dry skin and is very important for development of your baby's eyes and nervous system. ...Read more

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Im pregnant but my areolas arent getting dark is that bad?

NOT DARK AREOLAS: THERE IS NO HAND AND FAST RULE THAT AREOLAS GET DARKER WHEN YOU ARE PREGNANT. ALSO, I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE BEEN PREGNANT! WAIT A FEW MORE MONTHS AND THEN ASK YOUR OB ABOUT THIS ...Read more

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What does it mean if im pregnant and my areolas are sorta flaky and dryed out is this something I should be scared or concerned about?!

What does it mean if im pregnant and my areolas are sorta flaky and dryed out is this something I should be scared or concerned about?!

Possible eczema: Dry, flaky skin around the nipples can be a sign of nipple eczema, which is not uncommon. The hormonal changes of pregnancy can induce eczema in some. I would have this area examined by your OB or primary care physician to see if that is all that is going on; if they are not sure, a dermatologist should be able to help! ...Read more

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My wife's Is 8 weeks pregnant and her areolas were getting darker, overnight they have gone back to normal colour is that normal?

My wife's Is 8 weeks pregnant and her areolas were getting darker, overnight they have gone back to normal colour is that normal?

Doesn't sound : like anything to be worried about. her body will go through many changes during pregnancy, try to relax and help her do the same. ...Read more

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Not a runner, not possible to be pregnant, why are my areola's sore?

Sore areola: you may have an infection of one of the glands that are present on the areola ...Read more

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30 weeks pregnant my nipples and areola area or skin is very dry and rough what should I do can I use olive or coconut oil for massage or something el?

30 weeks pregnant my nipples and areola area or skin is very dry and rough what should I do can I use olive or coconut oil for massage or something el?

YES, or Lansinoh ;: Both olive ; coconut oil are safe to use for massage ; will probably help. Calendula cream is also an excellent choice, as is lansinoh- see https://www.Lansinoh.Com/products/hpa-lanolin i also advise you take a purified fish oil rich in dha, which often helps dry skin and is very important for development of your baby's eyes and nervous system. ...Read more

Areola (Definition)

The areola is the dark ...Read more