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Is acne common in pregnancy?

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2015-07-16 18:07:45
2015-07-16 18:07:45

Actully YES, acne happens because of all the hormonal changes in your body when you are pregnant.

Yes, I have never had acne and it was very rare for me to get even 1 pimple but from 5 weeks pregnant to around 11 weeks my face broke out terribly, but now it's all clear again. Once your body gets used to the hormones racing around, it should settle down.

Ditto! Lots of acne near my chin and jaw line. Never had acne before until I was preganant, that was one of my first signs of pregancy.

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