Quiz: The Stork and Your Skin
Stretch marks, acne and baby make three? Test what you know about your skin during pregnancy.
True or false: Pregnancy hormones can cause long-term changes to your skin.
What common skin disorder is known as the pregnancy mask?
Which of the following causes stretch marks during pregnancy?
- skin stretching
- rapid weight gain
- hormonal changes
- all of the above
What autoimmune disorder first appears as dark splotches on a pregnant woman's belly?
- autoimmune irticaria
- pemphigoid gestationis
- bullous pemphigoid
- progesterone dermatitis
What percentage of women will have stretch marks after pregnancy?
- 20 percent
- 50 percent
- 70 percent
- 90 percent
Stretch marks will fade over time, but will they disappear?
On what parts of a pregnant woman's body is it common for stretch marks to appear?
- stomach, face and buttocks
- stomach, chest, arms and thighs
- face, arms and chest
- stomach, thighs and buttocks
What's the name of the harmless but itchy, hive-type rash some pregnant women develop during their third trimester?
- varicella zoster virus
- pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy
What does the condition known as hyperpigmentation cause?
- skin lightening
- skin darkening
- flaky, itchy skin
True or false: Pregnancy hormones may make dry skin oily, normal skin dry or blemish-free skin break out.