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Brownish mark on cheeks & hands after delivery

hello doctor , i am 28 years old fair complexion till now it dint had any complaint about my skin but now after delivery i have very slight brownish mark on my cheeks & hands. can you advice what cosmetics & food should i continue, usually i use no sunscreen or any thing just used ponds white beauty cream for regular usage.
Asked On : Sun, 31 Jul 2011
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi shakila,
This seems to be melasma.Simple treatment will work for this problem.Don't worry.
depigmenting cream is good for this problem. Consult a dermatologist .
Apply a good sunscreen when you go out.
Take fruits containing vit C eg orange,lime,guava,amla etc.
Answered: Sun, 31 Jul 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Sudarshan's  Response
Hi shakila,
most probably what you got is melasma or chloasma or pregnancy mask.
Dont worry visit your nearest dermatologist who will prescribe you depigmenting cream.
Use a good sunscreen like taiyu.
Take lot of vit C in diet,maintain photoprotection .
Pigmentation will subside by 2-3 months.
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