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Melasma Birth Control

I was told that birth control pills cause melasma. Is this true? How can I avoid melasma and be on the pill? READ MORE

Melasma Related to Estrogen or Progesterone?

Is melasma particularly related to estrogen or progesterone? i am currently on oral birth control and switching to an IUD READ MORE

Melasma - How to Apply Tretinoin and Hydroquinon Creams

I have melasma on my upper lip due to taking oral contraceptives. I have seen a dermatologist and was prescribed Tretinoin Cream .025% as well as... READ MORE

How Long Will It Take Melasma to Fade Once I Stop Taking Birth Control?

I have never had any problems with melasma before until I started back on bc for accutane. I am 27, have been off both accutane & bc for 2 months,... READ MORE

Melasma Come Back with Sun Exposure?

My melasma is fading since i stopped taking birth control, will it come back if i go into the sun? READ MORE

Thiospot for Melasma or TCA Peel?

Hi ive suffered with this for at least 5 years or more and 1 spot in particular on the side of my face seems to get worse.i do have a tanned coloured... READ MORE

Treatment for Melasma on Hispanic Skin?

My melasma is getting darker and spreading across my face. I stopped taking birth control 5 years ago, used Tri-Luma, tried Obagi twice, wear 60spf... READ MORE

Melasma Treatment for olive tone skin

Problem started after taking doxy & OBCyrs ago. I have the classic butterfly all over cheeks, plus large spots on nose bridge, upper lip, & all over... READ MORE

Question about Melasma on Upper Lip?

I'm a 45 year old female. Was on the pill for 6 years. Stopped pill 6 months ago. I have melasma on my forearms. Mild melasma above my upper lip Is... READ MORE

Melasma and Going Back on Birth Control Pills

I have been using Hydroquinone 4% for melasma for 1 year now, and had a little fading. At a recent visit to my gynecologist, she suggested going back... READ MORE

Treating Melasma While on Birth Control Pills?

I've been using birth control pills for almost one year now. A few months ago I've noticed this melasma on my nose and a few small spots on my cheeks.... READ MORE

Oral Contraceptives Increase Risks of Developing Melasma?

I have been using oral contraceptives for almost 10 years. About a year ago, I switched to Ortho Tri-cyclen Lo. With the change in weather and being... READ MORE

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