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Is it normal to notice changes in my skin during pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Acne, stretch marks, melasma are some common skin changes.

In brief: Yes

Acne, stretch marks, melasma are some common skin changes.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Ben Treen
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

The hormonal changes during pregnancy can result in darkening of the areolae, "mask of pregnancy" called melasma, and darkening of pigmentary demarcation lines such as midline on the abdomen.
Bleeding growths called pyogenic granulomas are more common in pregnancy, as well.

In brief: Yes

The hormonal changes during pregnancy can result in darkening of the areolae, "mask of pregnancy" called melasma, and darkening of pigmentary demarcation lines such as midline on the abdomen.
Bleeding growths called pyogenic granulomas are more common in pregnancy, as well.
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