One of the many changes women experience during pregnancy may be acne. Although some women find that their acne treatments seem to be more effective during pregnancy, others who have never had acne in the past suddenly develop it while they are expecting. If you get acne during pregnancy, it can be helpful to see a dermatologist for care.
Watch this video to find out what acne treatments are available to you during pregnancy. Many acne treatments, such as topical lotions and cleansers, are safe during pregnancy for most women, but retinoids should be avoided.
If you experience acne during pregnancy, make an appointment with a dermatologist in Arlington Heights at Arlington Dermatology. We can help you find safe, effective acne treatments to manage your breakouts. To schedule an appointment, please call 847-392-5440.