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can you use dermovate ointment on your face for melasma

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Specialist: This very important question, since it involves your face, should involve a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. I'm not sure whether either treatment yo ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
There are many : options available including chemical peels and lasers. See a dermatologist for treatment options but most important is using a lightener and suncsreen ... Read More
Dr. Jeff McFadden
23 years experience Family Medicine
Melasma?: Melasma or changes in facial coloring is related to hormonal changes. Since you are post-menopausal age, are you taking hormone or estrogen replaceme ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Dark spot on head: it could certainly be melasma - if it is cosmetically unappealing - then there are several different treatments available to lighten the area. To ... Read More
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Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: a pic may help. melanoma doesn't occur on the back of your head
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Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Melasma : Melasma is a common acquired increase in pigmentation occuring exclusively in sun-exposed areas that is typically brownish in color. It tends to be pr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: but I'd doubt that vit c would get you the result you desire.
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Dr. Tara Solomon
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Melasma?: Melasma of the face is often in a butterfly pattern but may be spotty. If you only have one spot and it is growing, you need to see a dermatologist an ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Hormone related...: Melasma, chloasma, and the "mask of pregnancy" are all terms for facial pigmentation that is increased by the use of estrogen (in pregnancy, of course ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Scared: Yes, you should be a little scared,but I strongly recommend you take the Dermatologist's advice. Please let me know how things go.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: ????TCA= tricyclic antidepressant???? Skin changes probably not related. Unfortunately you omit any details. Imipramine (which do you take?) may cause ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Melasma: There are several modalities to help with melasma. You can consider topical products, chemical peels, pill or laser treatments,

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