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I Have Brown Patches In My Armpits What Is That Can I Get Rid Of It
Dark skin in axilla: Acanthosis nigricans is a skin disorder in which there is darker, thick, velvety skin in body folds and creases. Because acanthosis nigricans usually only changes the skin's appearance, no treatment is needed. Treat any underlying medical problem that may be causing these skin changes--obesity, diabetes, female hormones, or lymphoma. Some cases are genetic. ...Read more
It needs to be seen: Dermatologic problems are best diagnosed and treated after seeing them. It would be best if you saw your pcp or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Have a black patch under my arm that's very itchy and sometimes painful. What are some ways i can get rid of this at home?
Black patch: Black patch is not a medical diagnoses, just the description of a sign. Please see your physician for diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more
Thickened skin: This can be a condition called pseudoacanthosis nigrocans which is found in overweight people. It amy also effect the neck. The other possibility is irritation from underarm deodorant or a bacterial infection. Prescription creams can address these problems and lighten the color. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean when your armpits have a odor even with deodorant on? How can I get rid of the odor or prevent it from getting an odor?
How can I get rid off discoloured dark armpits that i can do myself with out going to dermatologist?
Kojic Acid: You can try kojic acid which is an over the counter bleaching cream used twice a day. Go to the following web site http://consumersguides.Com/skin_lightener_reviews/index7.Html. ...Read more
Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more