About half of pregnant women struggle with acne at some point of their pregnancy because of an increase in hormones like progesterone. There are a few unlucky women who have acne throughout the entire pregnancy, however, and these women must be careful to find treatments that will not harm their babies.
Pregnant women cannot use traditional acne treatments like medicine in the retinoid family or oral antibiotics. Check out this video to learn more about this skin condition and treatments that could be dangerous.
If you are struggling with acne during pregnancy, come to Arlington Dermatology to find safe and effective treatment options. With some of the best skincare services in the Arlington area, we are here to help you improve your complexion. To learn more, call 847-392-5440.