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Why Does Your Skin Sag After Pregnancy
Loss of elasticity: As the skin expands to accomodate the growing pregnancy, it will lose some of it's elasticity. Every woman is different and therefore will be affected by this differently. Somewhat obviously, the larger the baby, or with multiples, the skin will stretch more and this may ultimatley result in more sagging. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
When your pregnant do your breasts start to leak milk while your pregnant or does it only happen after the babys born?
It varies: It's not uncommon to have some leakage before the baby is born. Full production, however, doesn't start until after the baby is born and the nipples are being stimulated by the infant latching. ...Read more
Breasts get swollen: Breasts get swollen and grow in size during pregnancy they start getting bigger around 6to8weeks and grow throughout the pregnancy, some women will even have stretch marks on the breasts. After pregnancy if you breast feed the baby the breasts remain engorged with milk.After you stop breast feeding or do not breast feed .Your breasts may or may not return to size and shape as before pregnancy. ...Read more
What does it mean when your breast grows and the nipple gets darker days after you had your cycle?
Dry up milk: TO dry up milk production, put ice packs wrapped in towels on your breasts 15 minutes out of every hour while awake. Wear a very tight bra. Avoid hot showers. There are also prescription medications that can help dry you up - for these call your OB/GYN. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No it does not: Pregnancy does not cause vagina to swell.But there are changes in vagina at time of delivery, like starching of vaginal opening but increased circulation in vagina early in the pregnancy changes the color from normal light pink to purple hue which is called chadwick sign. ...Read more
What are early signs of pregnancy? How will your belly feel? When does your stomach usually get hard?? Can you have period spotting while pregnant?
Am starting to get skin tags around my neck, is this because of pregnancy?? If so will they go away after pregnancy?
Like a sweater: The "sag" is due to loss of elasticity, particularly collagen and elastin. It is something we all face with significant weight loss ... But don't focus too much on it. Focus on your achievement and health. I have lost over 100 lbs and know all about skin sag =) but always refocus on the positive side and how far you have come. Be proud of who you are. Skin sag is a reminder of your success. ...Read more
Can you get lip fillers and botox when your pregnant? Does it affect the baby i'm in my first trimester
Probably, but don't: The only thing i would add here is that, while I do not offer Botox injections to patients who are pregnant, and i suggest you avoid it if you are or may be pregnant, if you find out later that you were pregnant when you had your Botox injections, i don't think you should worry too much about it as it is very unlikely that there will be any ill effects; it just hasn't been studied. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Change is life's fee: Welcome! be not dismayed -it's all about life -growth and change. Even if we did nothing, our bodies defy our best wishes. Take care of you ! ...Read more
Does pcos cause more pregnancy loss than normal condition? What are my chances to keep this baby if i never had pregnancy loss before?
Hormonal: Hormonal changes.....Menopausal ?Get a more detailed answer ›
ALOPECIA: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted meds/Infection-auto-immune . lab work up And exam. especially Thyroid studies b12 /vitD& folate.If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid. Also a MasonPearson brush & a gluten free diet deceases inflammation WholeApproach.com /gutbliss.com .&Rogaine . if it does not improve seek Derm consult for biopsy to R/O ALOPECIA AERATA . ...Read more
I have red skin after second degree sunburn- will my skin go back to normal? If yes how long does it take? Thank you
Painful healing: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as cool compresses, skin creams, and antiinflammatory medications (motrin/advil). ...Read more
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