Ask an expert
Question

18 Aug 2010

red face during pregnancy
Dear Gyne

I am 8,5 months pregnant..my facial skin seems to be super-sensidised and red. It is normally very fair but now hot and uncomfortable.. anything you''d recommend. (i stay out of the sun and am eating healthily)

Also after the birth i need to go on contraception, but 10 years ago was on triphasil which made my stomache sore.. any new pills on the market you''d recommend for a sensitive stomach?
thanx
Dianne
Answer 424 views
Expert
GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

I can't see that the redness is related to pregnancy. Do you have a fever?
You could try Femodene or Yasmin, but can only use these if you are not breastfeeding.

Best wishes
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
33% - 9360 votes
No
67% - 19293 votes
Vote