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How To Get Rid Of Dark Spots Between Breast
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
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 tiny spot slightly darker than my skin tone on both of my breasts on the same place. What is it? How can I get rid of it? Is it bad?
I have these weird light brown spots under the breasts and on the upper stomach and neck. What could they be and how do I get rid of them?
More than likely you have a superficial fungal infection called tinea versicolor.
Treat with otc antifungal creams such as lotrimin or micatin (miconazole) twice daily for four weeks then retreat one day a month to keep it from recurring. If this does not work see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Hello doc I used to get pimple under my breast skin. Pimple problem is solved but I still have black spots of it. How can I get rid of that black spots?
Lightening creams: Several such are available on the market, worth a try, if ineffective, check with a skin care specialist or a plastic surgeon to see if the area/s can be treated ...Read more
I have red spot on my right breast that has been there for a month. It has a black spot in the middle. Dr says could be an abcess. How can I get rid?
I have a white spot in the center of my nipple. I am breast feeding. Is this clogged duct? Best way to get rid of? How long til it will go away?
Tricky: Dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. Depending on the size and other deformities, there might be a whitehead (mild infection needing antibiotics) or nothing much wrong at all. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Your description could represent many different diagnoses. ...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?
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
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
I'm 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
I'm 19yr old girl wid pcos my insulin levels r proper, periods r regular but I hv dark neck, under breasts n bikini line how do I get rid of dark region?
Lower your insulin: You likely have a skin condition called acanthosis nigricans which is caused by Insulin resistance and is common in women with pcos and diabetes. Regardless of your Insulin levels on lab tests, it is still the most likely cause. You need to cut back on carbs, and if overweight lose weight. If you do not see improvement you need to see a hormone or skin doctor. ...Read more
Spots: What kind of spots? Red, raised, flat, brown? ...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
Dermatology Problems: If you have had changes in the skin overlying your chest, it is time to have a board certified dermatologist evaluate the problem. Call you internist or family physician for a referral to a dermatologist in your area. ...Read more
Spots: This kind of question is very hard to answer through the web. You need to have a doctor see the spots to be able to determine what they are and the treatment needed, if any. ...Read more
Seek out a dermatologist to diagnosis your condition and give you treatment options.
Without a propper diagnosis you are only guessing and your home treatment may make it worse.
You may need to take antibiotics to clear your skin. ...Read more
I have small brown spots on my chest. They started appearing after college. How to prevent the future ones? How to get rid of the ones I have?
VisualDX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
I took steroids last year for about 6 months and I got a lot of spots on my shoulders and chest. I now have red marks. How can I get rid of them?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. We have to see it to discuss treatment. ...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
Dermatologist: See dermatologist they can see if it's a rash Nd give cream to lighten dark skin ...Read more
Tinea Versicolor: White sun spots can be cause by a skin condition called tinea versicolor. Tinea versicolor is a common fungal infection of the skin that often affects adolescents and young adults. The term versicolor refers to the fact that it causes the affected skin to change color and become either lighter or darker than surrounding skin. Treatment can be with prescription ketodan. ...Read more