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How to treat skin blemishes on the face and cheeks caused due to pregnancy ?

Hello, I am 29year old women with a 4year old kid. I got pragnency blemish on my face around cheeks . I used many blemish cream but there is no result. My skin type is oily. please suggest me what to do as its increasing.
Asked On : Tue, 19 Jul 2011
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You must have developed Melasma or photosensitive dark rash around the cheeks. It occurs due to hormone changes in pregnancy. Firstly avoid sun exposure. You can use sunblock of those with SPF30 during the day. Drink plenty of water. Eat fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables. Do regular exercise. There are many products which will reduce the skin discolouration. Using oral contraceptive pills can aggravate the problem. Creams with hydroquinone, azelaic acid offers some improvement, although laser works wonder in experienced hands. Consult your Dermatologist of the options available to you in this regards.
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