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Is it safe to use dark spot corrector when pregnant

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes: Melasma is a common skin disorder, especially in women with darker skin tones. It is associated with the female hormones, estrogen and Progesterone an... Read More
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Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 27 years experience
Possible: The classic "mask of pregnancy" (melasma) will occur on the face during pregnancy. However, if you have other parts of your body with dark spots you ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Family history: Changes in skin colorations in any body part that appear during pregnancy may fade after pregnancy to a more or lesser degree - there is no way to tel... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 43 years experience
Probably normal: This is probably nomal. If they are new then see your gyn or dermatologist.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Never: The dark line (linea nigra) may fade some after you deliver, but it will usually not go away completely. You will likely notice that it will darken w... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Spots: You may have a fungus. See a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Pregnant/spotting: 31yo female at 4 to 5 weeks gestation with complaint of spotting. It is likely you may be having implantation bleeding. Nonetheless, kindly see doct... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Yes: If you had an abnormally light period you could be pregnant. Take a pregnancy test.
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A member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
Melasma...: Also called chloasma of pregnancy is most likely.; pretty common. Often triggered by pregnancy, can resolve afterwards. Avoid sun exposure. See dermat... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Many possibilities : Only way to deal with skin lesions is to inspect them. See your family doctor or OB for proper diagnosis. Many skin changes occur during pregnancy. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenan Omurtag
Obstetrics & Gynecology 17 years experience
May be malasma: Which is common in pregnancy http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/melasma.
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