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Remove Linea Nigra
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
Unusual: It's more common with combination hormones, especially with the higher dose pills, and of course in pregnancy. I've not seen it with Mirena since the amount of systemic hormone (amount in your body's circulation) is very small. Make sure you're not pregnant and check with your Doc if you notice more darkening pigmentation. Take care. ...Read more