A member asked about a 65-year-old female:
You get acanthosis nigricans from loosing weight?
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Family Medicine 48 years experience
Sign of Health Risk: Acanthosis nigricans is a darker pigmentation that is often seen along the sides of the neck. The skin may also have a roughened texture. Acanthosis nigricans can be an important clue that a person is at higher risk than normal for diabetes. If you have this, ask your doctor to help you reduce your risk for diabetes. Good luck. LGromkoMD
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Last updated Aug 25, 2020
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