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Tan spot on face, chloasma, nuvaring, 8 months post partum

I have a small (smaller than a pea) size brown (kind of tan) spot on my face. It is round but one side looks moth-eaten . It looks like a patch of brown dry skin . It is VERY VERY slightly raised (can only tell when I rub my finger over it a couple of times and really concentrate) I went to my family doctor on Tuesday and was told that it is Chloasma . I am 8 months POST PARTUM and didn t have any spots during my pregnancy. I am on NuvaRing now and was told it could be due to my contraceptive. Anyway, all of the pictures on the internet of Chloasma does not look like what I have and all seem so much bigger and spread out and this is just one spot (although my skin is extremely dry right now). I have an appointment with the dermatologist on monday as I m worried about this spot...just wanted some information or some experiences?
Asked On : Tue, 17 Apr 2012
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Welcome to HCM forum

It can be a fungal infection also

In both situations you can apply aloe vera cream along with mosturising lotion containing sun screen as well till you get an appointment

Best wishes
Take care

Answered: Tue, 17 Apr 2012
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