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What causes genitals to change color in pregnancy?

What causes genitals to change color in pregnancy?

Increased blood flow: Increased blood flow and changes in hormones can cause the genitals to change color in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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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What causes my skin to change colour in the shower?

What causes my skin to change colour in the shower?

Heat reaction: Oten time a hot shower can set off a red flush response of the skin. A streak of red from scratching or pressing the skin or any reacion to hot water can be quite benign unless you actually burn the skin and then the burn does need to be treated. ...Read more

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In what way can skin change color without a change in melanin production?

In what way can skin change color without a change in melanin production?

Medical problems: If you have liver damage or certain types of cancer, kidney failure, anemia, and other medical conditions you can have changes in your color tones. Hormone medication as well as pregnancy can cause melasma and some prescriptions can also give those side effects. Speak with your doctor about your medical condition, medication list, or diet (too many carrots) and see if you can get help with this. ...Read more

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What could be responsible for sudden change in nails colour? Any remedy?

What could be responsible for sudden change in nails colour? Any remedy?

What color: what color do you see? If it's vascular we could be purple or blue. Other colors may depend another medical conditions. We need to discuss this with your physician to be sure there's nothing else systemically going on medically. ...Read more

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What can cause changes in the color of feces?

What can cause changes in the color of feces?

Stool color: The stool changes colors regularly depending on diet and other factors. The only time the stool color is abnormal is if it is black or red, which can indicate active bleeding and occasionally when it is very pale in color, when it can represent blockage of the bile duct. Any other color is just a variant of normal. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What causes blood to appear in your stool?

What causes blood to appear in your stool?

Bleeding.: Bleeding anywhere from lips to anus can cause blood in your stool. The top ten list includes diseases such as: hemorrhoids, anal fissure, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, arteriovenous malformations, gastritis, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (including aspirin) drug use. ...Read more

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What causes the labia to lose shape and turn purple/black?

What causes the labia to lose shape and turn purple/black?

See physician immedi: See physician immediately to assure no vascular problem. ...Read more

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What changes the pH levels in my vagina that can cause yeast infection ?

What changes the pH levels in my vagina that can cause yeast infection ?

Yeast infections: Yeast tends to grow better in an acidic environment (lower ph). Gardnerella vaginalis grows better in an alkaline environment. ...Read more

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What causes your pubic hair to change colour?

Maturity or sun: All hair tends to become white or grey with advancing years in most people. Blond or light colored hair lightens when exposed to strong sunlight ; pubic hair is no different if you are a nudist. ...Read more

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Can any doc explain why are the vaginal lips a dark color?

Can any doc explain why are the vaginal lips a dark color?

Melanin: The genitals like the rest of our skin has melanin. Age, hormonal changes and pregnancy (especially pregnancy) increases the production of melanin in the genital region and nipples. It can also cause a line on the abdomen called a linea nigra. However, this is different than moles, which can also happen on the labia. If you suspect a mole, then you might want that evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes the skin of pregnant women to turn pigmented?

What causes the skin of pregnant women to turn pigmented?

Not known: Although, the exact cause of it is not known, the most likely explanation is hormonal changes. ...Read more

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What can cause a change in stool color?

What can cause a change in stool color?

Brown: The color of stool is most commonly various shades of brown due to a combination of several factors (bile content, transit time, diet, medications, intestinal flora/bacteria). These factors may result in green or even a yellow hue. ...Read more

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Does the color of urine change when you are pregnant?

Does the color of urine change when you are pregnant?

Yes: Change of urine color is often due to taking prenatal vitamins, especially if the color is "bright". Not drinking enough water also can cause urine to be a dark yellow. Aim to drink enough water to make urine almost colorless. If urine appears red or blood tinged, a physician should be consulted. ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden change in sex drive/prfeferences of a woman?

What could cause a sudden change in sex drive/prfeferences of a woman?

Sudden change: Although individuals certainly differ, women are generally very responsive to changes in relationships and the way they're treated outside the bedroom. This often has big effects in the bedroom. Since you don't specify the direction of change (more vs less desire for sexual activity) it's hard to answer more deeply than this. The woman may benefit from discussing these changes with her doctor. ...Read more

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Milky appearance in urine and irritation in foreskin. What can be the reason? Anything serious? Any medication

Milky appearance in urine and irritation in foreskin. What can be the reason? Anything serious? Any medication

May need: urinalysis and examination of foreskin. If uncircumcised discuss possibility of circumcision to reduce recurrent foreskin infection, risk of STD. UTI and STD has to be ruled out ...Read more