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Skin care pigmentation in pregnancy. What is it?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Melanin

It is an increase in the production of the pigment melanin during pregnancy that darkens the abdominal midline and deposits in any previous scars.

In brief: Melanin

It is an increase in the production of the pigment melanin during pregnancy that darkens the abdominal midline and deposits in any previous scars.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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