Acne during pregnancy in early pregnancy: causes and therapies
The period of carrying a child is accompanied by a significant change in the body, including the skin, hair, nails. On the face and body appear annoying «upstarts» — white and red lesions, acne spots. Acne during pregnancy in early pregnancy concerned about 15-20% of new moms. What has caused the rash and how to fight it? To these and other burning questions can be answered below.
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The importance of skin care and acne treatment
Caring for skin is to begin from the moment of appearance of the first wrinkles and early adolescence. Only in this case it is possible to save healthy, good muscle tone and skin elasticity. Area of the face and neck is always open, and therefore exposed to the impact of negative environmental factors. This has received the most attention.
To reduce the possibility of rashes and black spots, to avoid early wrinkles and keep young and healthy, you must follow some rules:
If you still pimples appeared, they should be given special attention. All pathological elements say about any problems in the body, ranging from disorders of the sebaceous glands, and ending with abnormalities of the endocrine system and gastrointestinal tract.
A dermatologist will help to determine the cause of the problem. If necessary, send for consultation to the endocrinologist, the gynecologist, the gastroenterologist.
Acne treatment is based on the use of local and systemic drugs. The dried pimples, reduce inflammation, stop the growth of pathological microorganisms, relieve redness and itching. General medicine fight directly with the cause of the rash.
Therapy of acne is important because thanks to the funds it is possible to prevent residual effects on the skin in the form of age spots and scars.
Whether to treat acne pregnant
The period of carrying a child is a special time when trying to enclose the baby from any negative influences, including from the action of drugs. Especially in the first trimester, when occurs in utero bookmark organs and systems.
It should be remembered that in such cases the use of almost all medications used for the treatment of acne, is prohibited. You should pay attention to local therapy in the form of masks and ointments of their own making. This will allow you to select suitable components: least-toxic, hypoallergenic and affordable.
Acne occurred on the background of pregnancy, soon disappear, however, need to pay attention to after they have left scars and erythematous spots. This will also contribute to products manufactured at home.
Causes of acne on the background of pregnancy
Some women rash «settle» on the skin only in the first three months, those who are less fortunate – until the birth of the baby. The main causes of acne:
- The «surge» of hormones after conception the level of progesterone increases several times. It actively affects the production of sebum. Content does not have time to come to the surface, causing blockage of the ducts of the glands.
- Stressful situations provoke acne in any period of life, and pregnancy experiences only intensify.
- Genetic predisposition can even in such a case, to play the role of provocateur. If grandmothers and mothers suffered from acne in pregnancy, the chance to have the same issue above 70%.
- Violation of the diet. The first trimester is accompanied by changes in gustatory perceptions and a tendency to sour or Vice versa, the sweet.
- Constipation – a violation of evacuation of food from the body directly affects the formation of abnormal cells in the skin.
There is a perception that insufficient intake of drinking fluid in the body leads to the fact that the hormones remain undiluted, hence, a large number of them in the blood causes the development of acne. This view is wrong. If it were so, then every man who had little clean drinking water, ought to have disease due to high amounts of hormones (and all that is in the body).
Low fluid intake in the first trimester of pregnancy may trigger the development of constipation. But he will be the main provocateur of the rash in this case.
In pregnancy determining the cause of acne lies with the gynecologist-endocrinologist if, upon inspection by a dermatologist reasons of a different nature are excluded.
Localization of lesions
In the period of carrying a child pimples there are the favorite localization:
The pathological elements can be single or appear in groups. Can occupy one area of the body or occur multiple.
Folk recipes to combat pimples
The first thing is to make the expectant mother is to adjust your diet. You should drink 1.5-2 liters of clean water per day, limit foods with spices, reduce the amount of sweets. The best option would be to replace all fried, smoked and marinated stewed and boiled food.
For the normalization of the gastrointestinal tract daily part of the diet should be cereals, apples, greens, milk products. Fruits and vegetables are the best substitutes of synthetic vitamins, these are necessary not only mother, but baby.
To combat acne during pregnancy use:
Squeeze out the pathological elements, and especially with dirty hands, it is not recommended. This will not only prolong the period of getting rid of acne, but also may facilitate the generalization process.
Effective recipes of masks and lotions
All the recipes are simple, based on the use of available hypoallergenic foods and herbal substances.
Mask with egg whites
- Choose fresh egg, preferably homemade.
- To separate the yolk from the white.
- Protein whisk about 5 minutes until a thick foam.
- Apply this mixture on the pathological region.
- After a quarter of an hour to wash off.
You can do up to 3 times a week. A tablespoon of baking soda mixed with water to a thick slurry. Apply on the acne area and massage gently, and after 20-30 minutes rinse. In addition to acne, this prescription is effective by black dots, allowing you to tighten the pores. Also evident whitening effect.
Boil a big potato, not removing the peel. After cooling, mash them with a fork and add a little warm milk that turned to mashed potatoes (with the skin). In the form of heat applied to inflamed areas of acne. After fifteen minutes rinse and moisturize the skin.
Lotion with Basil
- To prepare whole Basil leaves (8-10 pieces), wash and drain.
- Boil water and pour it into the glass.
- To give back the Basil and let stand for 30-40 minutes.
The resulting solution is applied to cotton pad and wipe acne. You can do it every day.
Mask based on herbs
Mix a teaspoon of crushed chamomile blossoms and calendula, pour a glass of water. Bring to a boil and remove from heat in order to remedy the real thing. After 20 minutes of herbal porridge inflorescences apply on face or inflamed area. Due to the chemical composition of medicinal plants has anti-inflammatory and bactericidal action.
In the solution which remains can be crushed and fill 2 tablets furatsilina. Apply preferably before going to sleep, so you can leave on the face until the morning.
Remedy with Shilajit
- 10 g of the mummy pour a tablespoon of water.
- Stir well to get homogenous solution.
- 2 tsp. of Linden honey to warm up, so it became more liquid, and mix with the mummy.
- Applied to the skin.
- After half an hour rinse.
Similar recipes you can find a huge number. Berries and fruits wipe the problem areas of them doing a one-component slurry or included in the composition of multi-component masks. Use the following products:
Citrus components is better not to use this period to avoid possible allergic reactions.
In the first trimester it is forbidden to use more than 90 % of all drugs used in the treatment of acne. Doctors advise to refrain from retinoids. This group of drugs is effective in the local treatment.
The use of retinoids-during the initiation of organs in the fetus can cause defects and anomalies of development. What toxic effect is so long, which is manifested even in cases when the use of medications ended before conception of the child.
It is forbidden to use antibacterial and hormonal (particularly estrogen). In the first month after conception they are the most teratogenic due to the impact on the zygote and blastocyst.
Salicylates – another group of illegal substances during pregnancy. This applies to tablets and local representatives of the group. The reception is fraught with serious consequences from the development of the baby in the form of a pathology of heart, kidney, abnormalities of the skull, even the threat of miscarriage.
Every woman wants to remain beautiful and healthy. During pregnancy, this desire is exacerbated to a greater extent. Observing the advice and instructions of specialists in the fight against acne, it is important not only to regain a healthy form and maintain the skin in good shape, but also to ensure the safe growth and development of the baby.
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