Often, women complain about a problem such as acne during pregnancy. They arise as a result of cardinal changes in the body of the expectant mother. But the appearance of acne during pregnancy can also indicate problems in the body, in addition to hormonal changes. And in order for the expectant mother not to be unhappy with this problem, you need to identify the cause in time and start treating acne.
Localization of acne during pregnancy
Acne on the face can appear as a result of improper hygiene, the impact of poor-quality cosmetics on the skin of the face. Also, acne on the face during pregnancy can occur due to disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. During pregnancy, increased sweating may occur and, as a result, pimples may appear due to the work of the sebaceous glands.
In addition to increased sweating, acne on the back can occur from synthetic clothing. A common cause of acne in this area is an allergic reaction to any food. Acne can also occur as a result of liver problems in the expectant mother.
Pimples on the abdomen indicate that this is most likely an allergy. Improper clothing or poor hygiene can also be the cause.
Acne on the pope can appear both allergic and as a result of hypothermia.
Pimples on the chest are most often caused by hormonal changes in the body. Also, acne on the chest can occur as a result of wearing improper synthetic clothing or poor hygiene. Acne especially often pops up in hot weather, when the sweat glands work hard and get dirty with street dust.
How to get rid of acne
You should not self-medicate, and even more so take various drugs for acne. After all, they can negatively affect the baby.
Also, doctors strongly recommend not to squeeze pimples. Even if a pimple has appeared in a visible place and spoils the general appearance of the face, it is better to endure this ailment than to crush the pimple. When squeezing out, you can bring dirt into an open wound and then the opposite effect will occur. Instead of rapid healing of the squeezed wound, new suppurations will form.
As a last resort, if you need to get rid of pimples, it is better to consult a specialist. He will perform the procedure efficiently and will not add anything to the wound.
It is worth contacting a specialist to find out why acne began to appear. Maybe this is just a hormonal change in the body, and, possibly, a manifestation of an allergic reaction. The doctor will select the correct nutrition.
Acne during pregnancy can also appear as a result of the use of various foods. They must be removed from the diet of the expectant mother. In particular, such products include chocolate, fatty foods, smoked and sweet foods. Large amounts of citrus fruits can also cause acne.
Foods such as cereals, fruits and vegetables, freshly squeezed juices and dairy products can help get rid of acne.
It will also be useful to make natural masks for the skin. In no case should you make masks based on salicylic acid. It is also allowed to use peels and skin scrubs. But in any case, you should consult a dermatologist before using.