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Pcos with darkened facial skin.Doc prescribed glucomet, pan40 for now & yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) when I get my chumps.When will my facial darkening disappear?I'm worried

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Dr. Byron Hapner
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Melasma?

If the darkened facial skin occurred after starting yasmin, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) you may have developed melasma, a skin discoloration that may resemble a face mask.
Oral contraceptive pills may make some people more susceptible this when combined with sun exposure. You should discuss this with your doctor and ask whether you should continue the birth control pill.

In brief: Melasma?

If the darkened facial skin occurred after starting yasmin, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) you may have developed melasma, a skin discoloration that may resemble a face mask.
Oral contraceptive pills may make some people more susceptible this when combined with sun exposure. You should discuss this with your doctor and ask whether you should continue the birth control pill.
Dr. Byron Hapner
Dr. Byron Hapner
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Difficult to say

It will depend on what you are using to improve the pigmentation and how much pigmentation you are trying to correct, please check with your dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon.

In brief: Difficult to say

It will depend on what you are using to improve the pigmentation and how much pigmentation you are trying to correct, please check with your dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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