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black pigmentation on right cheek post birth

My cousin has got pigmentation covering her right cheek.it started as small spot on the cheek which has covered whole right cheek?she has got no other problems but the pigmentation has got permanent.can anyone suggest what this can be and any remedies possible?
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Hi,

Hyperpigmentation Removal treatments are used to eradicate darkened areas of the skin which may result from hormones, sun damage, injuries, skin-type characteristics, medications and more.  Hyperpigmentation lesions can be anything from melasma/cholasma often attributed to pregnancy or hormonal imbalances to freckles.

The treatments vary from melanin blocking agents combined with topical medications such as Retin A which causes the body to exfoliate the skin to rid the body of the hyperpigmentation while prohibiting new melanin production to laser treatments.  The treatments wholly depend upon your needs and skin type.  

For standard non-hormone induced hyperpigmentations Hydroquinone usually reduces or removes hyperpigmentations very effectively. It is a bleaching agent. Also always use sunscreen/sunblock as dark areas on exposure to sunlight turn darker still. For some patients with severe hyperpigmentation,surgical and cosmetic intervention may help.

You can access more information on the foll. website
http://www.yestheyrefake.net/hyperpigmentation.htm

Wearing sunscreen and avoiding the use of abrasive cleansers and cosmetics for the face may help. Get enough sleep and eat a balanced diet everyday.

It would be advisable to consult a skin specialist for your symptoms and a proper clinical examination.

Let us know if you need any other information and post us on how you are doing.

Regards.
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hey! thnks for the advice .i really would like to try what u said .do u know that it can be permanently cured by laser treatment ?
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Hi,

You would need a clinical examination by a dermatologist to assess whetehr laser treatment would be helpful in your particular case.

Glad to know that the post was of help to you.

Let us know if you need any other information and post us about how you are doing.

Regards.
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