Gestation Aggravated Conditions

These are conditions which are aggravated by gestation. Some of these are listed below:

Existing pigmented areas become more pronounced.

Melasma is often seen. It is called the mask of gestation.

The increase in hormones leads to more acne.

Varicose Veins or Spider Veins are seen due to increased blood circulation.

Stretch Marks are seen in the abdomen/stomach due to stretching of the skin.

A generalized dryness of the skin occurs due to hormonal changes.

Existing skin conditions like eczema tend to flare up.

There is an increased hair growth because of change in hormones.


Most of these conditions are transitional conditions and are treated with a minimum amount of intervention by a trained dermatologist.

These are conditions