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How Do You Get Rid Of Dark Under Boobs
See your physician: Dark areas under the breast is common, especially with large breasts. Could be sign of more serious problem. Possible causes -intertrigo (a fungal rash) and acanthosis nigricans. Intertrigo treated by keeping clean and dry, possibly needs topical creams and powders prescribed by your doctor. Acanthosis nigricans is often seen as dark, velvety skin patches - may be a sign of diabetes or pcos. ...Read more
How do get rid of dark spots on boobs and why do I have them if I've never had acne or stretch marks?
Not sure: I am not sure what "dark spots" you refer to. Some women may have darker spots especially on the areolae (areas around the nipples) that normally tend to be darker than the rest of the breasts. Those dark spots are just extra pigment collections and there is nothing to do about that. If you have dark spots that are bothersome, changing in shape or color, they ought to be checked by physician. ...Read more
Im 19 & I've always had boobs that kind of hang. & I have a bit of dark lines under them but I've always scrubbed that area. Who can I go to to have a breast lift & to get rid of dark lines betwen & under boobs?
Probably tuberous: It may be more likely that you have a component of tuberous (improperly referred to as tubular) breasts and also known as constricted breast deformity. A lift and/or augmentation with implants or your own fat may help to improve the appearance but you will need consent and you will need to consider the potential possibility that you will not be able to nurse. This should be discussed with your md. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Your description could represent many different diagnoses. ...Read more
Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I've had dark lines, not too dark tho, on my breast since may. They look like stretch marks but not as bad or dark. What can I do to get rid of them?
Doctor: See a doctor for exam. Sometimes these changes are hormonal. Without an exam difficult to diagnose. Of you gained weight recently that could of course be cause too. ...Read more
I have a dark patch in between my breast, It's dry and looks like old skin and has started to extend under my breast as well, how can I get rid of it?
Three Yrs ago I started developing a dark brown patch of skin under and between my breast its like my layer of skin not extra. Anyway to get rid of it?
See a doctor: Need to see what this is and a doctor needs to view this. ...Read more
Dermatologist : see dermatologist they can see if it's a rash Nd give cream to lighten dark skin ...Read more
How do I get rid of acne on my back and chest and the dark spots too. Also I have stretch marks that i would like to get rid of?
In between my breasts I have a dark pigment patch of skin that has increasingly grown upwards to my chest into small dark pigment spots. How can I get rid of it?
See MD: Not sure what of what you are describing. however, I would have this looked at by your primary care MD. ...Read more
Im 26, when i turned 10, i developed a rash between my nipples that covers the top part of my chest. I used to be very insecure about it. Its dark in color compared to the rest of my skin. How can I get rid of it. Fyi - its a long name which i don't reme
Be seen: See your dermatologist for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
Is it normal to have hair on breast and dark thick hair around the nipples? How do I get rid of it
Maybe: Some women can have hair as you describe. It may be hormonal, but it could also be in your genes. Do ther family members have similar hair growth. Electrolysis or laser hair rival will help. If it's hormonal,OCPs can lower male hormone levels, and Spironolactone will black the action of excess male hormone at the hair follicle. Talk to your GYN ...Read more
I have blood blisters or boils on my chest. They hurt especially when you touch it. I have dark spots from old ones. How do I get rid and prevent them?
Abscesses?: Abscesses, boils, small carbuncles, etc. or whatever they may be called are very tough to treat and are often caused by underlying bacterial skin infections that occur locally and can "come and go." As you desribed, they may leave scars or marks where they were. See a Dr. for an exam as sometimes daily antibiotic treatment for suppression may be helpful, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have lots of acne scars and spots over my face, chest, and back. They are dark because of my skin tone and hyperpigmention. How do I get rid of them?
Multiple options: You've got multiple options for treating your acne scars, even with your darker complexion. For example, microneedling is a safe and effective option that can be used on all skin types. Other options include chemical peels and laser treatments. The 'tincture of time' can also be effective as these scars will lighten up over time even if you do nothing at all. Skin lightening creams can also help. ...Read more
I have pcos and noticed a dark brown spots between my breast spreading more how can I get rid of this? Also on my neck
Hard to get rid of: Google "acanthosis nigricans." controlling your weight and blood sugar can help stop the discoloration from spreading, but any attempts to eliminate the hyperpigmentation you already have will require a prescription or a procedure. Maybe a good dermatologist could help. ...Read more
I have a dark ring around my neck and between my breast..do to me being on a Depo-Provera shot i gained weight..i stoped Depo-Provera and feel much better..my obgyn doctor told me it was a sign of pre mature diabetes..is this true? And how can i get rid o
Acanthosis Nigricans: is a common benign disorder that presents with velvety, hyperpigmented plaques on the skin. A wide variety of endocrine, metabolic, genetic and malignant disorders can contribute to the development of A.N. Insulin resistance plays a key role in development of AN including Obesity DM, PCOS. Treat the underlying disorder. A Dermatologist may be able to improve the appearance. ...Read more
Gynecomastia: Male breast development can be treated with surgery. Many patients can have the excess breast tissue removed with suction plus a small incision around the areola. If you are overweight, then weight reduction my also help reduce the size of the male breast. It is also possible that medication or marijuana can cause male breast growth. ...Read more
Range of normal: This is not a definitive diagnosis and does fall along a spectrum. There are clear classes of excessive breast tissue in some makes that can resemble or even exceed normal female sizes. Some forms are due to underlying endocrinologic (hormone imbalance) such as thyroid whereas others can be due to medications or drugs ( tagamet (cimetidine) or marijuana) . If you have concerns see you pediatrician/internist. ...Read more
How do you get rid of a skin growth on the chest that is sticking out and growing? Just cut it off?
Consult your doctor: It is not feasible to provide an informed opinion without examining the lesion. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more
How do you get rid of a rash under your boobs and prevent it coming
back when you have big boobs and sweat a lot there ?
Likely intertrigo: Use anti-fungal cream. Keep the area dry and follow good hygiene. If rash is persistent please get evaluated by dermatologist ...Read more
Can allergic rhinitis cause a tingly feeling in your chest and a dry cough? And how do you get rid of this. And can it effect your lungs and etc
Maybe: It's generally safe to try some over the counter allergy medications. If they don;t help, or you get worse, see your primary care doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more