Pregnant with Perioral Dermatitis [Skin Concerns] | Kr Laser

published on Jan 21, 2020

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Pregnant with Perioral Dermatitis

As the title suggests, I am 14 weeks pregnant (with identical twin girls! yay) and have a pretty bad case of perioral dematitis. I have only had a flare up one other time in my life- 16 years ago.

I went to see a derm last week and was told that I have “limited” treatment options because I am pregnant. She currently has me using Cerevae face wash followed by 10% azelaic acid both in the AM and PM. That’s it. It doesn’t seem to be working at all; it might even be getting worse.

Before seeing the derm I had tried many different things but have only made it more angry. I feel so defeated.

Has anyone experienced this while pregnant? Am I stuck with this rapidly spreading rash until they’re born? My face is getting bigger by the minute and the PD is just getting more real estate lol

xoxo,
Pregnant and Patchy

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