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Worst acne during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
User :   iwas wondering
User :   the causes of acne
User :   i had the worse case of acne during pregnancu
User :   and i thought that by the time i had baby
User :   it will go away
User :   but its still here
User :   and its painful
User :   can yuo tell me why
User :   and how to treat it
Doctor :   What isyour age and Since when Have you been having this
Doctor :   Are you with me XXXXXXXX ?
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes
User :   26
User :   it stated roughly 4 months into pregnancy
Doctor :   ok
User :   first it was tiny pimples all over the chest
User :   that cleared up
User :   then it was all over the neck
Doctor :   Well firstly due to the hormonal imbalance that the Pregnancy cause these Acne will be worsened
User :   but it was big and pus filled
Doctor :   and It shall last well after the Pregnancy also due to the
Doctor :   Breast Feeding that you will have to continue
Doctor :   that is a Variety of Acne Called Acne Vulgaris
Doctor :   and it is called the Worsening only
User :   can i treat it?
Doctor :   It shall need a Few measures that you could imply but there may not be a necessary
Doctor :   Improvement Since you need to Know that it is being caused Due to the Hormonal Imbalance

Doctor :   Washing removes excess oil and dead skin cells. But too much washing can irritate the skin. Wash areas daily with a gentle cleanser and use oil-free, water-based skin-care products.
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