A 27-year-old female asked:
My armpits are very dark is there anyway i can make them lighter same as the rest of my skin ?
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Dr. Michael Fisheranswered
Dermatology 34 years experience
Dark Underarms: Dark underarm discoloration can be caused by a medical condition known as acanthosis nigricans. While it can affect otherwise healthy people, acanthosis nigricans is frequently found in individuals with Insulin disorders.Diabetes and Insulin resistance are two major causes of acanthosis nigricans. It is also found in individuals with addison disease, pituitarydisease, hypothyroidism.And others.
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