Scars have gotten darker and bigger since I got pregnant, is this normal? (photos)
New York, NY
4 months ago
Hi I got my breast revision surgery last November(scar is under my breast) and I got pregnant this March. Sincr I got pregnant my scar got bigger (bit swollen) more visible and lot darker. No pain or redness tho. I was using protective tape on scars as I was adviced more months and been used cream to. Is it something to do with pregnancy hormone I started to worry :(
Doctor Answers 1
Yes scars and other pigmented areas can get darker in pregnancy in response to the hormonal shifts going on in your body.
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