Health Tip: Pregnancy Can Lead to Skin and Hair
(HealthDay News) -- Fluctuations in hormone levels and other
factors during pregnancy can lead to changes in a woman's skin and
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists offers
- Darkened areas on the skin, often the face and breasts.
- Ridges in the belly and abdomen called stretch marks.
- Thicker hair, hair growth in new areas, and possible hair loss
- Spider veins or varicose veins.
- Itchy red bumps called pruritic urticarial papules and plaques
of pregnancy (PUPPP).
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