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How to Treat Your Acne Scars During Pregnancy

Treating Acne Scars While Pregnant in Washington Area

Pregnancy is a beautiful time in a woman’s life, and changes within the body are normal. However, pregnancy also brings about many external changes that you might not like or feel comfortable about. That is understandable. One of these changes is the outbreak of skin acne, which is one of the oldest, most common, and most problematic skin conditions. At the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, we provide effective skin-tightening treatments and acne treatments during pregnancy that are safe for you and your unborn baby. We help you to feel great about your skin during and after your pregnancy.

Acne occurs when hormones go into overdrive, causing the overproduction of sebum (oil). Keeping your face and hands clean, eating healthy, nutritious foods, staying away from sugar can help keep down acne. However, if scarring does occur, help is not far away.

Acne Help for Pregnant Moms

 Pregnant, Washington, DC moms, can rely on the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery for help for treating acne scars while pregnant. Dr. Cheryl Burgess, a certified board dermatologist proficient in her field, has helped hundreds of women gain their confidence back during their pregnancy. Scars begin with a fibrous tissue that repairs a wound, a surgical incision, an injury, or acne. Good skincare during pregnancy provides the key to maintaining beautiful skin. Here are some helpful tips you can follow leading up to your appointment with Dr. Burgess:

  • Avoid using skin irritants.
  • Keep your skin clean by cleansing it with mild soap and warm water. Avoid facial scrubs, astringents, and facial masks. The ingredients in some of these products can irritate the skin.
  • Do not squeeze or play with your bumps or blemishes. That can also cause skin irritation and scarring.
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Consider Scar Revision Treatment

The Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery offers a direct, individual approach to scar revision. Dr. Burgess begins the revision process with the least invasive method since most scarring responds well to medication and non-surgical techniques. However, this is not true of deeper depression scars which respond best to surgery. To get your treatment started immediately, call (202) 955 - 5757 and schedule your appointment.

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