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How can marks on the cheeks, nose and upper lip be removed post childbirth ?

hi i had my little tot in 2007 july and after my delivery i lost blood and i feed her 100% for a year and after birth i start having marks on cheeks and even now i got marks on my nose and upper lip also. they were never there before. what to do to get rid of these marks. thanks
Asked On : Mon, 2 May 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for choosing HCM.,
Marks on both cheeks during pregnancy...called CHLOASMA.,
It is due to Hyperactivity of estrogen hormones.,
These are very difficult to treat..,
1) Topical....Morning... Sunscreen lotion..,
Night time ...use Kojic acid and vit C cream.,
2) Cap...Vit E and omega fatty acid ..daily for 30 days..,
3) if not respond to above treatmnet ...go ....for.,
Chemical peels .,
Demelanizing techniq with RF..,
LASER......Doide Laser ..810 nm .,ok..good luck
Answered: Wed, 25 Jan 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
u have melasma
known as pregnancy mask
its due to hormonal changes during pregnancy
apply sunscreen twice a day
for lighting cream u should visit dermatologist
drink more water
avoid direct sunexposure
Answered: Mon, 2 May 2011
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