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Is it true that your face breaks out when your pregnant? I thought your face gets clear instead

Is it true that your face breaks out when your pregnant? I thought your face gets clear instead

Depends: The way a body reacts to pregnancy is highly dependent on the individual. Many women who have hormonal acne that comes and goes with particular times in their cycle will notice clearing of skin during pregnancy. Other women notice a significant increase in acne during pregnancy. It's impossible to tell how your body will react unless you've been pregnant before. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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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's a safe face wash to use while pregnant? I'd break out when it was about time 4 my period but i've had a constant break out since i got pregnant

What's a safe face wash to use while pregnant? I'd break out when it was about time 4 my period but i've had a constant break out since i got pregnant

A lot of choices: Because you're not ingesting it, there are a lot of safe skin washes in pregnancy. What you want to avoid are those with retin-a. A great website for pregnant women (and new moms looking to protect baby's skin) is http://www.Ewg.Org/skindeep/. ...Read more

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Am i pregnant? I have took 4 test in one week and it all said not pregnant. But the systems say different . Cramps , head aches, face break outs, breast hurts, always eating, feeling sick all the times and to top it off clear liquids comes out my breast w

Am i pregnant? I have took 4 test in one week and it all said not pregnant. But the systems say different . Cramps , head aches, face break outs, breast hurts, always eating, feeling sick all the times and to top it off clear liquids comes out my breast w

The : The symptoms you described can be pre-menstrual as well. However the breast discharge is not normal. You could be dealing with a hormonal imbalance (thyroid or prolactin issue). You should see your doctor for an evaluation and if you still have no had your menses at the time of the visit, a blood pregnancy test can be done which is definitive. Good luck. ...Read more

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For what reasons would a woman get pregnant on the 7 day break while taking a combination pill?

For what reasons would a woman get pregnant on the 7 day break while taking a combination pill?

One wouldn't: While the pill doesn't completely stop ovulation, you don't get pregnant on the 7 day pill free time. Conception while on the pill is usually due to missing pills or taking them late and occasionally because of taking other things that interfere with their effectiveness. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Would you please tell me about my test results? In fact I follow to be pregnant but the result shows some high and low alarms. How I should face with these alarms? Thanks in advance....

Would you please tell me about my test results? In fact I follow to be pregnant but the result shows some high and low alarms. How I should face with these alarms? 
Thanks in advance....

Which results?: You did not provide any test results. Please note that all laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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Red tint to face and pregnant, normal?

Red tint to face and pregnant, normal?

Do you glow?: When pregnant the skin retains fluid which can smooth wrinkles/lines. Skin may be flushed (especially around the cheeks) due to extra blood volume in the mother’s body ; due to ^’ed Progesterone levels. See your OB if concerned. ...Read more

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Why does the face skin hyperpigment during pregnancy?

Why does the face skin hyperpigment during pregnancy?

Chloasma: Chloasma is a required hypermelanosis of sun-exposed areas occurred during pregnancy and it can affect 50-70% of pregnant women. It presents as symmetric hyperpigmented macules, which can confluent or punctuate. The most common locations are the cheeks, the upper lip, the chin and the forehead. The exact mechanism by which pregnancy affects the process of melanogenesis is unknown. ...Read more