Normal Skin Conditions During Pregnancy | skin care | health tips

  Normal skin conditions during pregnancy, for the most part, can be isolated into three classifications: hormone-related, prior, and pregnancy-explicit. Typical hormone changes during pregnancy may cause favorable skin conditions including striae gravidarum (stretch imprints); hyper-pigmentation (e.g., melasma). Prior skin conditions (e.g., atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, parasitic diseases, cutaneous tumors) may change during pregnancy. Pregnancy-explicit skin conditions incorporate pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, prurigo of pregnancy, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, pemphigoid gestationis, impetigo herpetiformis, and pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy. Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy are the most…

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