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Doctor insights on: Is There A Way To Comepletly Get Rid Of Acanthosis Nigracans

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Is there a way to comepletly get rid of acanthosis nigracans?

Is there a way to comepletly get rid of acanthosis nigracans?

Sign of diabetes: Acanthosis nigricans is usually a sign of Insulin resistance which in turn leads to diabetes type 2. Get tested for diabetes. If you are already diabetic, work on improving this condition. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get rid of acanthosis nigricans?

How to get rid of acanthosis nigricans?

Weight loss: Weight loss is one way if you are overweight. If your weight is normal you have to use medication. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acanthosis nigricans?

Acanthosis nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans is a sign of insulin resistance, which is a risk factor for developing diabetes. One may potentially help acanthosis nigricans by losing weight and improving the insulin resistant state. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of acanthosis nigricans?

Treat cause: Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition usually due to Insulin resistance. Many conditions have been associated with it including genetics, obesity, diabetes, thyroid problems, polycystic ovary syndrome, certain medications and rarely cancer. It sometimes fades and can even disappear if the underlying cause can be corrected, but it's usually permanent. ...Read more

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I have acanthosis nigricans and wondering if there is there any lotion in the market I can buy to help get rid darkened skin?

I have acanthosis nigricans and wondering if there is there any lotion in the market I can buy to help get rid darkened skin?

Not really: If you truly have acanthosis nigricans, it;s often very difficult to treat the texture & discoloration. Make sure it doesn't just wipe off with an alcohol wipe, though! if it does, you may not actually have an--see your dermatologist. Some lasers and prescription creams may help. It also may get better when the underlying cause is addressed (e.g. Diabetes is treated). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the skin on my bikini that look just like acanthosis ? I am very very pale white (first shade makeup foundation)

How can I get rid of the skin on my bikini that look just like acanthosis ? I am very very pale white (first shade makeup foundation)

Several ways: First you should see a dermatologist to confirm it really is acanthosis nigricans. Then, you want to figure out what may be contributing, as it appears often treating a contributing condition can help lighten it's appearance - whether it be weight, diabetes, thyroid related. Otherwise topical retinoids, dermabrasion and laser therapies are also possible treatment options. Hope this helps. ...Read more