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Do areola changes occur during pregnancy?

Do areola changes occur during pregnancy?

Yes: During pregnancy the areola become darker w thicker tissues ; increases in size. The montgomery glands on the areola become larger. ...Read more

Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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Skin Changes (Definition)

Skin changes is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, thickness changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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What physical changes occur during puberty?

What physical changes occur during puberty?

Girl or boy?: For girls, the secondary sexual characteristics change, the hips widen, the breasts develop, hair grows in an adult distribution, hormonal changes initiate ovulation and menstuation and later on the growth plates fuse. The frontal lobe remains in a rather disorganized and immature state leading to a lot of dramatic moods and confusion. Onset of an enhanced libido begins to distract. ...Read more

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Skin darkening in teenagers. Is that always normal due to pubertal hormonal changes?

Skin darkening in teenagers. Is that always normal due to pubertal hormonal changes?

Skin darkening: Your skin may be naturally light or dark depending on how much melanin your skin produces. Changes in melanin production can be due to a variety of conditions and some medications. Skin darkening can be due to changing hormone levels or medications, but it can also occur from exposure to ionizing radiation (such as the sun) or heavy metals. Radiation therapy can also cause an increase in skin pigm. ...Read more

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Can emotional stress cause spotting during menopause?

Can emotional stress cause spotting during menopause?

At 64: you are postmenopausal bleeding is abnormal, Are you on any hormones? You need to see your GYN for an evaluation and possibly a D&C or endometrial biopsy. ...Read more

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What hormones change during adolescence?

Dr. Ashu Syal Dr. Syal
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What hormones change during adolescence?

Adolescence: In males--- testosterones rise causing--- deepening of male voice, male hair distribution and muscle hyper trophy and height growth spurt. In females--- it's fsh and lh stimulating activation of ovaries and rise in Estrogens and progesterones. This leads to breast growth, monthly periods and smoother- softer skin. Both males and females also suffer from acne under hormonal influence. ...Read more

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What changes occur in your body during early pregnancy?

What changes occur in your body during early pregnancy?

A lot!: There are too many changes to list here that happen on every level in your body! Some women have absolutely no symptoms whatsoever. Some women become violently nauseated and vomit, have breast tenderness, sharp lower pelvic pain (associated with uterine growth) and may even notice their clothing fitting different. Get the book "What to Expect When You're Expecting". It's a very handy resource! ...Read more

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What changes occur in your body during early pregnancy? Thanks!

What changes occur in your body during early pregnancy? Thanks!

Are due to hormones: Common early pregnancy symptoms include some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feeling less energetic), a sharper or stronger sense of smell, mild soreness and swelling of the breasts, and maybe some food aversions or cravings. These symptoms are due to quickly rising hormone levels. ...Read more

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Any post-menopausal changes in orgasms?

Any post-menopausal changes in orgasms?

Less lube more time: Post menopausal women generally take longer to achieve an orgasm (but not always) and they have less lubrication. Using high quality artificial lubrication can make the sexual experience as enjoyable or even more so than before menopause. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have constant bleeding during pre menopause or during menopause?

Is it possible to have constant bleeding during pre menopause or during menopause?

Abnormal periods: Many things can cause abnormal period bleeding. Especially around the menopausal time. Hormone imbalance or a problem with the uterus, cervix or vagina like polyps, infection and fibroids are common problems. Get a gyn checkup. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy cause skin changes?

Does pregnancy cause skin changes?

Yes: Common concerns are increased pigmentation of the face (e.g. Along cheek bones and upper lip, often referred to as the mask of pregnancy) and abdominal stretch marks. Generally increased blood flow may cause a noticeable blush over the cheeks referred to as the pregnancy glow. Acne may become more problematic during pregnancy and spider veins may also develop. ...Read more

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What happens to hirsutism & scalp hair loss or thinning in a pcos woman during pregnancy and during breast feeding? will both symptoms diminish?

What happens to hirsutism & scalp hair loss or thinning in a pcos woman during pregnancy and during breast feeding? will both symptoms diminish?

Hair, pregnancy: Hirsutism does not change during pregnancy or breast feeding largely because hair that has already grown in will not go away unless shaved/ plucked/ etc. Hair thinning is not so much affected by PCOS to begin with, but women sometimes have temporary alterations in head hair, particularly after delivery. Check out telogen effluvium online. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What mental, emotional changes occur during adolescence?

What mental, emotional changes occur during adolescence?

Regression: Adolescents face at least two complicated developmental hurdles, including 1) following a strong need to establish independence, while still greatly needing their parents' support, and 2) learning to master powerful feelings around identity formation, sexuality, dependency, and intimacy, just to name a few. The rigors of these changes can at times be overwhelming for both adolescents and parents! ...Read more

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Can natrual hair change during pregnancy?

Can natrual hair change during pregnancy?

Yes: The rate of growth often changes with hair loss or natural color changes. ...Read more

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Temp is 96.8-97.5 during major hot flash. Post surgical menopause. Possible causes?

Temp is 96.8-97.5 during major hot flash. Post surgical menopause. Possible causes?

Normal: The hot flash sensation is caused by dilation of the blood vessels close to the skin. This releases heat from your body surface making your core slightly cooler. That is why many women feel cold a few minutes after the hot flash is over. ...Read more

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19 year old female.Pcos, skin bronzing that disappears only during menstrual cycle and returns back again.Tiredness and sleepiness.No addison's found.?

19 year old female.Pcos, skin bronzing that disappears only during menstrual cycle and returns back again.Tiredness and sleepiness.No addison's found.?

Sleepiness: Patient with pco have chance of sleepiness due to high Insulin level, or might have sleep apnea. Please talk to pcp, or endocrinologist, both these condition are treatable. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s and ...Read more