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Dark patches on nose and cheeks. Prescribed Momate and Brite. Worried about side effects?

My daughter has developed hyper pigmentation around the neck. The doctor says it is hereditary, but none of us have this black ring around the neck. We thought it could be acanthosis Nigericans, but not confirmed by doctors. Also recently, I have developed dark patches around my nose and cheeks. A dermatologist neighbour suggested that I mix Momate and Brite and apply it on the blackened skin. Though I started it yesterday, I am still worried about the side effects. Could you help me please?
Asked On : Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
welcome to healthcare magic forum .
thank you for your query .
hyper pigmenatation is due to many reason .
it may be heredity ,diet related ,drug induced ,allergic ,low hb ,thyroid disease etc .
it is better to find out the reason first .
good sun screen is best option to prevent further damage
in your case you should go with your dermatologist .
do not use it for more than 4 weeks
i hope i answered your query .
Answered: Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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