cloasma

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A rash secondary to the hormonal effects of pregnancy or oral contraceptives, exacerbated by sunlight

cloasma

Melasma, 'pregnancy mask' Obstetrics A rash 2º to the hormonal effects of pregnancy or OCs, exacerbated by sunlight Clinical Irregular, flat, symmetrical, light brown areas on the malar region, cheeks, and forehead, which often fade with delivery or cessation of birth control pills
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I had pigmentation on my face, I got that pregnancy mask, but I didn't care because the outcome far outweighed any of that.
Darkening of the face during pregnancy is referred to as pregnancy mask, cloasma or melasma and develops through increased estrogen, progesterone and melanocyte-stimulating hormone.
Q: I'VE developed brown patches on my face and a friend said it's "pregnancy mask".
"Many changes are unavoidable during pregnancy - and most disappear on their own after delivery." The following are normal conditions during pregnancy Acne Bluish or blotchy legs Chloasma or pregnancy mask (hyperpigmentation of the skin) Glowing skin Itchiness Linea Nigra (a dark line on the belly) Nails and hair may grow faster than usual or become brittle or softer
TABLE 4 Ratings of Birth Control Experiences Percentage Within Group(1) Planned Group Unplanned Group Variable (n=37) (n=67) Breakthrough bleeding 16 12 Cramps 13 25 Weight gain 19 12 Bloating 13 13 Headaches 24 21 Breast soreness 5 7 Vaginal discomfort 3 7 Chloasma (pregnancy mask) 3 1 Energy level 11 9 Messy to use 3 4 Rashes 5 1 Difficult to obtain 0 0 Partner does not like 11 7 (1) Percentage of women within each group responding "more of a problem for me" for each questionnaire item.
[14] the intrauterine pregnancy masks any underlying [beta]-hCG changes from the extra uterine pregnancy and vice versa.
But pregnancy masks, age spots and freckles are also common signs of aging that often appear earlier in life.