Peculiar pregnancy problems

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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Even if you've done your research, some pregnancy symptoms may surprise you. You've probably heard all about morning sickness and swollen ankles. Here are some symptoms of which you may not be aware. Tag, you're it — Skin tags are very small growths the color of your skin. They tend to appear on the underside of your arms, beneath your breasts or on your neck. Skin tags are more annoying than indicative of a health problem. Some mothers will see them subside after delivery. If yours hang around and are bothersome, talk to your dermatologist about having them removed....A tangled web — During pregnancy, your body produces more progesterone than usual. This hormone can cause your veins to open wider, which can lead to varicose veins. When you are pregnant, your total blood volume increases by about 50 percent. This also can cause your veins to enlarge, potentially resulting in varicose or spider veins....

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