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Is there a way to comepletly get rid of acanthosis nigracans

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Sign of diabetes: Acanthosis nigricans is usually a sign of Insulin resistance which in turn leads to diabetes type 2. Get tested for diabetes. If you are already diabe... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 45 years experience
Weight loss: Weight loss is one way if you are overweight. If your weight is normal you have to use medication. See your dermatologist.
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Dr. Carly Kelley
14 years experience
Acanthosis nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans is a sign of insulin resistance, which is a risk factor for developing diabetes. One may potentially help acanthosis nigricans by... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Treat cause: Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition usually due to Insulin resistance. Many conditions have been associated with it including genetics, obesity, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics 59 years experience
Acid water: Acid water, a pH of 2.5.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shala Fardin
Dermatology 20 years experience
Not really: If you truly have acanthosis nigricans, it;s often very difficult to treat the texture & discoloration. Make sure it doesn't just wipe off with an a... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 33 years experience
I am not sure: I don't think weight loss alone will get rid of this condition --.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Several ways: First you should see a dermatologist to confirm it really is acanthosis nigricans. Then, you want to figure out what may be contributing, as it appear... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 45 years experience
See below: Treatment of any underlying blood sugar issues, obesity and pco syndrome. Diet, exercise, weight loss, metformen and other treatements are helpful. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Hyperpigmented: If it is not due to Obesity or acanthosis nigira the bleaching or toning creams will be helpful
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 50 years experience
Yes. Work with your Gynecologist and Endocrinologist
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