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

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Danielle Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Danielle Jones
Danielle Jones
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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology

In brief: FACE PREGNANT ACNE

I have noted that prenatal vitamins can sometimes be the cause of acne breakouts.
Check with your obstetrician.

In brief: FACE PREGNANT ACNE

I have noted that prenatal vitamins can sometimes be the cause of acne breakouts.
Check with your obstetrician.
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dr. Jerome Litt
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