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I'm a fair skinned female but I have dark armpits and groin. By what ways can I make them of fair color?

I'm a fair skinned female but I have dark armpits and groin. By what ways can I make them of fair color?

Genetic: This pigmentation pattern is most likely genetically determined and may not be reversible. However, you could consult a dermatologist to be sure. ...Read more

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The region or crease between ...Read more


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Reasons of darker of skin around my groin and genitals.

Reasons of darker of skin around my groin and genitals.

Dark areas: From your list of medication I figure you are obese and this can happen in obese - a condition called acanthosis nigricans. ...Read more

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I have a dark, purple spot-type thing on my groin area and it is causing some discomfort.

I have a dark, purple spot-type thing on my groin area and it is causing some discomfort.

Exam needed: The description is nonspecific and a physician will need to examine you in order to advise you about the nature of this lesion. ...Read more

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Hello. I have just found these red blotches/dots in my groin area, any idea what they are?

Not good to guess: With this limited amount of information. Your best bet is medical assessment if it doesn't resolve on it's own. There are just too many possible causes to venture a guess. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm a white female and I have dark undr arms and groin why?

I'm a white female and I have dark undr arms and groin why?

Insulin resistance: Darkening of the underarms, groin area or the neck can sometimes be associated with Insulin resistance and an early marker of metabolic issues. It is called acanthosis and should be evaluated by a physician for any other underlying issues. ...Read more

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I've noticed over the years that my skin and groin began to itch and my armpits and thighs became more darker?

Check your: Blood sugar, pre-diabetes or early diabetes may be a cause, see your primary doctor for routine check, if everything is fine you may want to see a dermatologist, best wishes ...Read more

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I had jock itch that lasted about 2 weeks. It left dark scars in groin area. Will they go away naturally? If not, what should be done to remove them?

I had jock itch that lasted about 2 weeks. It left dark scars in groin area. Will they go away naturally? If not, what should be done to remove them?

Scaring: It is likely the scaring will fade over time. It may take up to 6 months. Using vitamin E cream or Mederm topically may help. Protect the area from the sun. All the best. ...Read more

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Hello I have left side groin pain, I woke up with a lot of pain lower back, uruine was dark 2 hours later pain got better 2 days later still have pain?

Hello I have left side groin pain, I woke up with a lot of pain lower back, uruine was dark 2 hours later pain got better 2 days later still have pain?

See a doctor: You may have one of several potentially serious problems, including pelvic inflammatory disease, kidney stones, urinary tract infection, and so on. Please get this seen and diagnosed and treated. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have darker skin on inner thighs and groin? No itching.

Is it normal to have darker skin on inner thighs and groin? No itching.

It can be.: It can be completely normal, especially if you have skin of color or are overweight. It may just be the result of chronic friction from walking, clothing, etc. It is also possible that a previous rash in this area will leave discoloration. It's a good idea to have your dermatologist evaluate to be certain it isn't anything that requires treatment. ...Read more

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How can I remove dark spots in butt and groin caused by ringworm?

How can I remove dark spots in butt and groin caused by ringworm?

PIPA: Geofridge, you probably have pigment in the dermis from chronic inflammation caused by the fungus, referred to by dermatologists/ dermatopathologists as post inflammatory pigmentary alteration or PIPA. It will take a long time to finally blend away, in some cases years as the melanin is removed from the dermis by histiocytes (macrophages). Dr Hilliard ...Read more

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How to whiten my inner thighs and groin and penis. ..They are dark as compared to my body?

How to whiten my inner thighs and groin and penis. ..They are dark as compared to my body?

Dermatologist: The genital area will often have a darker hue in general. Concerning the inner thighs not sure without additional history and examination. Suggest going to see a dermatologist or at least primary care physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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My underarms and my groin area is very dark in complexion. Is there any way to lighten the skin tone in my underarms and groin area?

My underarms and my groin area is very dark in complexion. Is there any way to lighten the skin tone in my underarms and groin area?

Hyper pigmentation: This is most commonly the result of chronic friction, heat and moisture in these areas and is very common. Fungal infection can be ruled out by an examination, which I would recommend before any treatment is given. Bleaching creams may help if used for prolonged periods of time, but can irritate so proceed slowly. ...Read more

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I'm little fat. My groin area (legs) is very dark. I clean every day, but no result. I usullaly use panty n tiet short also. Please give me solution?

I'm little fat. My groin area (legs) is very dark. I clean every day, but no result. I usullaly use panty n tiet short also. Please give me solution?

Acanthoisis nigrican: Skin darkening especially around groin, armpits or neck, often associated with hormonal effects of being overweight. Anyone with generally darker skin tone can be more prone to this effect, which is an actual skin pigment change and not "dirt" or anything accumulating on the surface of the skin. People with this also more prone to diabetes. Best solution for skin & overall health is to lose weight. ...Read more

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Dark circles on skin, not risen. Just skin discoloration. On upper back, neck, and groin region.?

Dark circles on skin, not risen. Just skin discoloration. On upper back, neck, and groin region.?

? Hyperpigmentation: Darkened skin, for several reasons, post infection/ inflammation, side effect of creams ointments, side effect of a drug, (photosensitivity), etc. See a dermatologist for better management, best wishes ...Read more

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I am female, I have a quarter size non painful lump under my skin in the groin area. Where the lump is skin looks darker or gray. Help!

See your provider!: There are various causes, some of which are harmless, such as a cyst of the skin, and others can be more serious, such as a type of skin tumor. I would see your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Why is my groin area so dark. My legs are very thick, could be that. Because something similar happens to my armpits I believe. Can it go away?

Acanthosis: Acanthosis nigricans is a localized skin disorder manifesting with hyperpigmented, velvety plaques located in flexural and intertriginous regions. The precise pathogenesis is unknown but is speculated to involve the stimulation of growth factor receptors on keratinocytes and fibroblasts. Acanthosis nigricans has various subtypes relating to cause and/or location: obesity-associated most commonly. ...Read more

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I male 18 having dark inner thighs penis lower hips and groin area from 4 years as compared to my body please help me and reply me fast please plz?

I male 18 having dark inner thighs penis lower hips and groin area from 4 years as compared to my body please help me and reply me fast please plz?

Probably: This is probably acanthosis nigricans. Weight loss helps some patients. See dermatologist to get compound with retin-a, a steroid, and a bleaching cream. ...Read more

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Last night when I was at church my upper left leg near my groin started hurting. When I got home I looked and there where two black dots and redness?

Pain, redness: The combination of pain and associated redness is suspicious of inflammation of infection. An insect bite of ingrown hair may have incited the process. Apply warm packs but have a physician examine you if redness persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Anal started to itch bad then lightred rash beside groin light red dots around also itchy and burning?

Anal started to itch bad then lightred rash beside groin light red dots around also itchy and burning?

Jock Itch on butt: This could be a few non-urgent things, but the most common is most likely a fungal infection. If the red dots spread you need to be seen by your trusted medical advisor. ...Read more

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Hi, I want to know why my groin area is very itchy with dark patches, whenever I scratch it it has cracks and rough skin. Are there any solution to th?

The cause: Monilial infection may also be the cause especially if you are overweight and/or sweat a lot. If this is the case, try antiperspirant powder on the groin area regularly. If problem persists, see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What could cause a groin lump that ruptured and bled dark red blood and was difficult to stop?

What could cause a groin lump that ruptured and bled dark red blood and was difficult to stop?

Venous blood.: Since the blood is dark it venous and its likely draining the testicle. I have never seen one drain spontaneously. Was it manipulated or possibly incised.. I think you need to tell your doctor or go to urgent care ...Read more

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I have lower back ache and intermittent stabbing pains in my left groin through to my back And my wee has gone very dark brown?

I have lower back ache and intermittent stabbing pains in my left groin through to my back And my wee has gone very dark brown?

Possible causes: You may have a kidney stone, you may be dehydrated, or you may have some break down of muscle tissue. It's hard to tell based on this, but some urine and blood testing would help a lot.

Please see a medical provider in person to check this out! ...Read more

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Bruise that does not go away for a year? Discoloration spreading in calves & groin. What could these dark-marks be caused by? I only take vitamins

Bruise that does not go away for a year? Discoloration spreading in calves & groin. What could these dark-marks be caused by? I only take vitamins

Bruise x 1 year: Hello Steve 43
Evey bruise that looks like a bruise, may not be one. Please arrange for a doc to see this lesion and for you to get at least a "complete blood count" (CBC) to check platelets which are low in bruising. Thanks ...Read more