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Blotchy face?

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Mslg Sat 09-Apr-16 13:19:16

I've had dry skin, dry lips and spots already but have woken up this morning to a red blotchy face. Doesn't look like a rash and I haven't used or eaten anything out of the ordinary. Is this another one of pregnancy's delights? Am 23 weeks today.

LBOCS2 Sat 09-Apr-16 13:25:46

I would presume so. I have red, hormonal flushing all over my cheeks since about 20 weeks. I'm extremely ruddy. I get it a little bit when I have my period usually but nothing like this!

I'm just hoping that it subsides when I get the baby out.

MrsPickwick Sat 09-Apr-16 14:24:50

This delightful symptom just reared its blotchy head for me at 15 weeks. It's part of the surging oestrogen levels and the general vascularity of pregnancy, apparently. Concealer/ foundation don't touch it. Yay! angry

Mslg Sat 09-Apr-16 19:21:52

Just when you think you've seen it all eh? hmm pregnancy glow my arse blush

LBOCS2 Sat 09-Apr-16 19:25:02

Yep. I had pink and purple streaks put through my hair recently (yay maternity leave!). My DSis' first comment - "oh look, your hair matches your face now...".

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