A 20-year-old member asked:
i shave my armpits regularly, but they always look dark. how can i get rid of this?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let see if can help: Causes of dark armpits and inner thighs: shaving, deodorant reaction, dead skin cells, weight gain, and friction. There some wieghting product in the market looke up.Good luck.Thank you for this intresting questio.
Answered on Jan 9, 2013
Dr. Morris Westfried answered
45 years experience Dermatology
Thickened skin: This can be a condition called pseudoacanthosis nigrocans which is found in overweight people. It amy also effect the neck. The other possibility is irritation from underarm deodorant or a bacterial infection. Prescription creams can address these problems and lighten the color.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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