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is it true when your pregnant that your freckles and moles get darker??

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Asked by Tricia737 at 6:13 PM on Sep. 6, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • They did for me.

    Answer by lovinangels at 6:13 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • yes your skin creates more melonin which darkens moles and freckles and gives you the linea nigrea (sp) it also gives you the "raccoon eyes" in that first trimester

    Answer by katiekruschke at 6:14 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • cause i just turned 9 weeks today. and my freckles are getting darker.

    Comment by Tricia737 (original poster) at 6:16 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • It is true your moles will be also larger, the one on my leg became bigger and then later went down after having my daughter.

    Answer by sta517 at 6:18 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • Yes, I heard.

    Answer by babyangelromero at 6:37 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • THose didn't change mine are nearly black already. But I got age spots and a darkening on my upper lip.

    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 6:38 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • yes from wat I have heard/read

    Answer by JaLayah at 7:20 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • Yes, it is very normal. This is my 3rd pregnancy and my moles and freckles just get worse with each pregnancy. I stay out of the sun completely so they don't get worse. You can also get brown blotchy spots on your face and body. It's called the Mask of Pregnancy.

    Answer by Congenial at 9:21 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

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