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Maria0909 posted:
OMG!!!! I am so over this!!! I'm not having major acne or anything but I am so sick of getting a new pimple every other day... well that's what it feels like. I keep may face clean, I hardly wear makeup, and yet I am still getting them!!! Maybe I am picking too much when I see one.. Anyone else going through this?
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Wendy12345678 responded:
Ugh, I feel ya. I don't usually have much acne, but I recently started getting pimples. AND they don't go away very fast. Some are super tiny but still annoying, especially around my mouth. Its not a lot, and there not big, but still looks bad. I pick too, just can't help wanting them gone, but they last longer when I do. Most aren't big enough to really pick at, like theres nothing much in them. I'm sick of it also, I had clear nice skin a few weeks ago, but now at 25 weeks I've been dealing with this for a couple of weeks. I really hope this is not how all of my third trimester will be!!!!
 
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kal1973 responded:
I don't normally have a problem with acne, but this pregnancy has caused horrible, painful blemishes. I tried everything and the only thing that is sort of helping is that ProActive that you see on TV. I still get them, but they do go away more quickly than they were before. It's not cheap, and I did check with my doctor before hand.
 
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1sttimepreggo responded:
had acne once for like a month when i was a teenager bought some pro-active and used it ever since i stopped one time and got lil break outs nothing major but annoying so i started again then i found out i was preggo so i stopped again my face isnt horrible but when i get rid of one its ike two more come im about to screammm
 
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mommyNtraining responded:
omg i hate pimples! i have cystic acne so the only that ever helped was birth control and unfortunately thats a no go for now lol. its soo common during pregnancy to break out tho, thanks to our crazy hormones. not much we can do but clean, moisturize and treat w/pimple cream if needed. i get a couple on my chin , but my main problem is from when i use really thick lotion on my belly n boobs and its causing me to break out in tiny little red bumps all over my chest and tummy now. try to treat for stretchmarks and this is what i get! go figure. lol
 
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blueskies2012 responded:
I'm like WTH! Where is my "glow" that everybody talked about? I guess for some your "glow" is an oil field on your face & a patch of pimples. I'm not used to breakouts like this, maybe that 1 or 2 pimples that pop up around my cycle time. How can you possibly look gorgeous during this time?
 
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Anon_173978 replied to blueskies2012's response:
My skin has been being difficult too. Its more oily and Ive been getting tiny pimples here and there. My skin was so nice before i got pregnant. My shoulders also have been pretty bad. I scrub and scrub. What kept my acne at bay before i was pregnant isnt helping at all now. Im so frustrated. Ive been wondering where the heck's my glow at too...
 
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Grahambee responded:
My face is doing OK since I left the 1st trimester, but now I keep getting pimples on my chest. Probably because my giant pregnancy boobs squish together when I sleep, because that's exactly where I seem to get them. Not a good look for summer, and maternity tops are so low-cut it's ridiculous. Can't wait for fall!
 
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missashley1010 responded:
Yeah that glow everyone talks about...I have not had nor do I think I will get Iv been breaking out almost this whole pregnancy yay me....not!! I hate it I never wear makeup anymore because it makes it worse but then everyone is like why dont you were makeup anymore makes me feel worse. Why acne why!!!???!!


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