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Pregnant, rashes spreading on face, burst capillaries

I am 21 weeks pregnant with my fourth child, my problem started during my last pregnancy i noticed a rash which look like spots under the skin the skin feels smooth and causes no problems but now looks terribly unsightly aND IS SPREADING TO MY FACE i was told by a mid wife it is burst capillaries,my question is.... what causes this and how do i get rid. Many thanks rebecca
Asked On : Fri, 13 Apr 2012
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Hello dear,
Thanks for the query, it could be pregnancy rashes called scientifically as PEMPHIGOID GESTATONIS, they are seen during pregnancy and then disappears. They are benign and do not pose any poblem to the fetus nor the mother. Just apply some CALAMINE lotion, it will be alright. If persist consult your gynaecologist or a Dermatologist.
Hope I answered your question, Kindly reply me if you have any further queries or any comments. I will be very happy to help you.
Dr Arif
Answered: Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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