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Dark spots on face

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About a couple of years ago, I developed dark spots on my upper lips and they dont seem to go away. it has given me alot of low self esteem as it looks like moustache. please help me
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Hello,
These dark spots can be due to hyperpigmentation of melasma. If they are on the lips then they can be due to oral melanotic macules. Melasma is caused by hormonal changes, which stimulate a temporary increase in your body's production of melanin. People with darker complexions are more prone to this condition than people with lighter skin.

You should get it examined from a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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