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I have acanthosis nigricans. what can i do to get rid of it?

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Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics 57 years experience
Acid water: Acid water, a pH of 2.5.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

How to get rid of acanthosis nigricans?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 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.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How long does it take to get rid of acanthosis nigricans?

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Dr. Martin Linder
Family Medicine 43 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, diabetes, thyroid problems, polycystic ovary syndrome, certain medications and rarely cancer. It sometimes fades and can even disappear if the underlying cause can be corrected, but it's usually permanent.

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