How to get rid of dark skin on inner thighs - Doctor answers

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I m 20 yr old gal I hav fair complexion but I hav dark inner thighs n white spots on them. How do I get rid of dark skin n da spots?

I m 20 yr old gal I hav fair complexion but I hav dark inner thighs n white spots on them. How do I get rid of dark skin n da spots?

? type of fungus: You may have a common type of skin condition in the inner thigh which may be treatable. Get an evaluation and check for possible tineal (fungal) infections etc. And then once diagnosed, the proper treatment would be available. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dark skin in between my thigh?

How do I get rid of dark skin in between my thigh?

Reduce sweat/inflame: This is a secondary response to moisture, abrasion and subsequent inflammation. Keeping the contact and moisture to a minimum (reducing intertrigo erythema) will help reduce the inflammation and thickened skin. Skin tags are very common if this persists. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark skin and itching around the leg?

How to get rid of dark skin and itching around the leg?

A couple of ideas: The lower legs, around the ankle, are susceptible to skin problems because the skin is so thin and has a less than optimal blood supply. It gets drier and more easily irritated, and the veins may leak fluid and blood cells, causing a darker color--stasis dermatitis. But this would be uncommon at age 23. First you need to moisturize generously and then see a Dermatologist for a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have really dark brown to black skin in my inner thighs and underarms, how can I get rid of it??

I have really dark brown to black skin in my inner thighs and underarms, how can I get rid of it??

NotARiverInAfrica: You may have what's called "acanthosis nigricans." It can be caused by a lot of things, like pre-diabetes or thyroid or pituitary problems, obesity, birth control pills, etc and sometimes it's just there for no apparent reason. There's just as many treatments, but first you've got to make sure you don't have a medical problem. If that issue is cleared then a dermatologist could handle it. ...Read more

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The skin on my inner thighs near the crotch are very dark. I'm underweight and has never been fat. Is there something I can do to get rid of it? Thank

The skin on my inner thighs near the crotch are very dark. I'm underweight and has never been fat. Is there something I can do to get rid of it? Thank

Maybe not: Darkening of skin in the genitals area, extending to the inner thighs, runs in some families. If many of the adults in the family have the same coloring, then it is likely normal for that family. One can see his primary care doctor for an opinion. The doctor may refer to an endocrinologist to see if there is a hormonal imbalance. Once in a while, hormone problems can cause skin darkening there. ...Read more

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Is there anything to get rid of dark skin near my vagina?

Is there anything to get rid of dark skin near my vagina?

No: Not sure how extensive the area is but may be normal for you. Could also indicate a skin cancer if new onset and focalized. I recommend asking your doctor if it is normal. There is no lightening skin cream for that area. ...Read more

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I have black skin on my forehead going around. Just that in my whole face, what can I do to get rid of dark skin on my forehead?

I have black skin on my forehead going around. Just that in my whole face, what can I do to get rid of dark skin on my forehead?

Maybe normal: If you are of afro american descent it is normal to have variations of color on your skin. It would help to wear sunscreen on your face everyday. You could see a dermatologist to discuss the use of a bleaching cream. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark skin in between legs? And on vaginal area?

How to get rid of dark skin in between legs? And on vaginal area?

Pigment cells: Those are a concentration of pigment cells and are more common in obese or recent weight loss patients, it is also more common in italians, greeks, and other dark skin individuals. I would not advise skin lightening creams as it is too close to the sensitive vaginal area. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dark skin on elbows? Been trying everything including hard pumice stone in shower. Is surgery an option? Hopefully not...Plz help!

How do I get rid of dark skin on elbows? Been trying everything including hard pumice stone in shower. Is surgery an option? Hopefully not...Plz help!

Elbows: Darkening of thickened skin of the elbows may respond to a moisturizer containing lactic acid. Lachydrin cream or lotion is a prescription. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of dark skin pigmentation on upper lip, is there any natural way except for applying limes/lemons I am black&female?

What is the best way to get rid of dark skin pigmentation on upper lip, is there any natural way except for applying limes/lemons I am black&female?

Not natural: You have melasma, which is caused by the sun, hormones (including the bcp) and other reasons that we do not understand. It is usually treated with bleaching creams and the constant use of a sunblock which has titanium dioxide or zinc oxide in it. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark dead skin between thighs and the ass hole.

How to get rid of dark dead skin between thighs and the ass hole.

Can't say.: You can't get an answer from your description. This could be anything from a melanoma to an infection to normal skin with a color you don't care for. If you want the problem assessed, your primary care doctor or a dermatologist will actually have to look at it to find out what it is. Without knowing for sure what it is, no one can tell you what will help. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of cellulite on dark skin?

How do I get rid of cellulite on dark skin?

Almost impossible: Certain modalities such as endermologie may temporarily diminish the appearance of cellulite but they do not remove it. ...Read more

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What are brown patches of skin inner thighs and what can you use to get rid of them?

Acanthosis nigricans: The most common cause is obesity and some endocrine disorders. Also human growth hormone or birth control pills, can also cause acanthosis nigricans. See your PCP for definite diagnosis and evaluation. ...Read more

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How long can it take to get rid of my dark skin pigmentation?

Depends: If from sun, will fade over winter (recent sun). If from trauma will also fade. Other wise may need a bleaching cream or laser tx-would see a dermatologist. ...Read more