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Doctors for Melasma in Pune

Melasma

Melasma refers to the brown stains or spots may be seen on the cheeks, forehead and upper lip or jaw. This is only the dark pigment that is run for the production of hormones or exposure to sunlight. These spots usually appear when a woman takes the contraceptive pills, the hormone replacement therapy or non-holder. Although people of all skin types may get Melasma, it is likely to appear in women who are dark complexioned.

Melasma during pregnancy

Once you start getting Melasma during pregnancy, it may get difficult to deal with at a later date. And exposures to natural light or sunlight worsen your condition over time. If you are pregnant during the summer and there are great chances that you may get a bad case of the Melasma. However, in most cases, Melasma may get resolved after the child at birth. However, it is good to apply sunscreen over 15 SPF on a regular basis throughout pregnancy and even after that even your Melasma get resolved by itself. This may be repeated in the case of subsequent pregnancies.

Melasma due to long intake of contraceptive pills

You find any brown smudges on your face while taking the contraceptive pills, it is best to consult a dermatologist immediately. Any delay in such cases could lead to permanent problems with Melasma.

Melasma due to HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy)

Melasma is one of risk and side effect associated with HRT or hormone replacement therapy. If recognized early it can be treated through these topical creams and lotions. However, if conditions worsened may need more effective, such as laser treatments. However, it is necessary to take precautions to avoid a skin from getting exposed to sunlight. Melasma may also occur due to the weakness of the ovaries, liver disease, and cosmetic or autoimmune thyroid disease.