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Can the pill darken face skin?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Sometimes

Some women are prone to melasma, darkening of skin on lips cheeks, forehead.
This can occur in pregnancy, with the pill or spontaneously on susceptible women. Bleaching creams , laser or chemical peel can lighten this darkened skin.

In brief: Sometimes

Some women are prone to melasma, darkening of skin on lips cheeks, forehead.
This can occur in pregnancy, with the pill or spontaneously on susceptible women. Bleaching creams , laser or chemical peel can lighten this darkened skin.
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