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Linea Nigra In Children
I have a 2 yr old and 6mnth old. Both have faint linea nigras. Has anyone heard of children having this?
Linea nigra: Linea nigra is not caused by thyroid disease but it ma,y be seen in adrenal gland deficiencies and in PCOS ...Read more
What to do if I'm aware I have gained weight for sure for the past year, n just today I noticed a linea nigra on my stomach?
Is the weight: gain related to endocrine abnormalities. Linea Nigra can develop during pregnancy, with use of some oral contraceptives & due to change is hormones. Adrenal gland insufficieny and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can be associated with Linea Nigra. Linea Nigra is not a pregnancy indicator. ...Read more
My linea nigra had faded a couple months after i gave birth its starting to darken and get thicker what does that mean?
Hard to say: If u ovulate irregularly u may have high testosterone and elevated insulin. Otherwise it is difficult to determine especially if it's the only place that is getting darker. Good luck, but doesn't sound like a disease process, wt gain can be correllated with high Insulin and darkening pigment. ...Read more
I am 44 year now and i newly notice the linea nigra on my stomach and i am not pragnant what is the meaning of that?
I have just noticed my 5 year old daughter has what looks like a very faint linea nigra, is this normal? It is very faint but I can see it.
Normal: This is normal especially in pigmented individuals. ...Read more
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