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A 19-year-old male asked:

Acanthosis nigricans are dangerous?

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Dr. Joseph Mathews
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 17 years experience
Acnathosis Nigricans: Is a skin condition characterized by areas of dark, velvety discoloration in body folds and creases. It typically is a sign of another disorder such as diabetes , obesity with Insulin resistance, hypothyroidism or adrenal insufficiency. However, it can also be a sign of stomach or liver cancer.
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What can I do if I have acanthosis nigricans?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Acanthosis nigricans: See a gynacologist endocrinologist. You may have pcos. Once under treatment for your gynacological condition your skin condition will slowly get better.
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