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Doctor insights on: Melasma Upper Lip And Lupus

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Dr. Emily Altman
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Mask Of Pregnancy (Definition)

Mask of Pregnancy, or Melasma, is a dark skin discoloration that appears on sun-exposed ...Read more


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I have melasma on my upper lip it's darker than my whole face it looks like I have a moustache what can I do any natural treatments? So stressed out

I have melasma on my upper lip it's darker than my whole face it looks like I have a moustache what can I do any natural treatments? So stressed out

Dermatologist: Schedule a visit with a cosmetic dermatologist. They can do some amazing things. Consider doing a private message to a healthtap dermatologist who can look at an image of your face and offer guidance. ...Read more

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23 year old Caucasian who developed what appears to be melasma on upper lip. Can this fade on its own? Will birth control help to reduce the apearance

23 year old Caucasian who developed what appears to be melasma on upper lip. Can this fade on its own? Will birth control help to reduce the apearance

May: Birth control pills can cause melasma and will not make it better. There is a chance that it will fade over time on its own but it is doubtful that it will go away completely. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Could carmex help get rid of melasma on my lip?

Could carmex help get rid of melasma on my lip?

Lip melasma?: As far as i know carmex does not contain skin lightening agents. The sun screen ingredients are beneficial to prevent further pigmentary changes. I recommend you see a specialist so you can be properly diagnosed and best treatment prescribed for you. ...Read more

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Bluish lips, do I have lupus?

See below: Not typically---other conditions can do this---see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can lupus cause blue lips?

Can lupus cause blue lips?

Maybe: Blue lips are usually related to a reduced blood oxygen level. If you have raynauds, this could be a cause. Lupus itself should not cause blue lips unless issues like major cardiac or pulmonary involvement is present. Speak with your rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What would cause melasma in my sister(32) and i(26) about 6 months apart? We both have it on our top lip. :( im sorry... On my sister and i.

Hormones and sun: Melasma is a common problem which is mostly in women. It is related to estrogenic hormones and sun-exposure in women. Treatment needs to be directed to both. Pregnancy and birth control pills are common triggers in women. See your dermatolgist. ...Read more