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Doctor insights on: What Causes Skin Darkening Under The Arms For Females

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What causes skin darkening under the arms for females?

What causes skin darkening under the arms for females?

Underarm darkness: There are a range of causes for underarm hyperpigmentation, including frequent wear of tight-fitting clothing around the arms that causes constant friction in the armpit area; adverse reaction to certain deodorants; shaving; excessive weight; and dark underarm hair. ...Read more

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What causes itching under the skin?

What causes itching under the skin?

Itching: Itching can have many causes. Go to the following web page for possible causes of itching. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/itchy-skin/basics/causes/con-20028460. ...Read more

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Is there cause for concern about darkening skin around the groin area?

Is there cause for concern about darkening skin around the groin area?

Dark: There are many causes for dark skin in the groin , including post inflammatory hyperpigmentation ( darkening ) following a rash such as yeast or eczema or from dry thickened skin . See a dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What causes darkening of the skin during dialysis?

What causes darkening of the skin during dialysis?

Urochromes and : Middle molecules. These are substances that normally are filtered out by your kidney but not by the dialysis machine. ...Read more

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What would cause severe itching under armpits and bruising around the diameter of the armpit?

What would cause severe itching under armpits and bruising around the diameter of the armpit?

Allergy?: If you have a rash, i would consider an allergy...Bruising is from scratching...Stop deodorant for a week, use Hydrocortisone and see what happens. If no relief, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What cause the labia skin to be darker than the body skin colour?

What cause the labia skin to be darker than the body skin colour?

Pigmentation: Increased pigmentation in the labia is normal in the same way that your lips are more pigmented than your surrounding face. ...Read more

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What causes cysts under the skin on persons' face?

What causes cysts under the skin on persons' face?

Epidermoid cysts: The surface of your skin (epidermis) is made up of an extremely thin, protective layer of cells that your body continuously sheds. Most epidermoid cysts form when these surface cells, instead of exfoliating normally, move deeper into your skin and multiply. Most often, this occurs in areas where there are small hair follicles and larger oil glands (sebaceous glands), such as your face, neck, upper. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blackness under the arms and buttocks which appears during pregnancy?

How to get rid of blackness under the arms and buttocks which appears during pregnancy?

Time mostly: Some of the skin darkening that can be seen in pregnancy can take a long time to fade...In fact, for some women it doesn't go away. It can also be a marker for diabetes, so check with your doctor for a full evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are common causes of skin discolouration on your hands?

What are common causes of skin discolouration on your hands?

Get examined: It could be vitiligo, reaction to certain chemicals/agents, thyroid/ adrenal disorder etc. Only your dr can make an accurate dx. Have a nice week! ...Read more

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What could cause burning under the skin in the armpit?

Underarm Dermatitis: Burning in an armpit can have several causes. You may be irritating it because of your deodorant. It's wise to see a dermatologist and see if you have a contact dermatitis or some more esoteric infection such as Candida Albicans or a fungus on the hairs. ...Read more

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Why is the skin on my neck darkening?

Why is the skin on my neck darkening?

Pigments: During pregnancy and the use of certain hormones like birth control pills, the body will produce more pigment. This usually becomes apparent in the line below the belly button, around the eyes, and sometimes other areas of the body. ...Read more

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What causes the skin under my eyes to turn yellow?

What causes the skin under my eyes to turn yellow?

Yellow eyes: Yellow eyes are usually a symptoms of Jaundice , which is due to increased bilirubin from liver dysfunction. May be due to liver dysfunction from hepatitis, viral or due to chemicals includiing alcohol, or from occlusion of the bile duct from stones or a mass, or inflammation or intrinsic liver diseases like Gilbert's or liver mass/ cancer. Please follow up with doc today ...Read more

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What causes skin to turn dark around the ankles?

What causes skin to turn dark around the ankles?

Venous : Insufficiency could do this. The hemosiderin leaks out from the blood and stains the skin. ...Read more

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What is the recommended treatment for permanent redness and flaky skin around the mouth that turns darker ?

What is the recommended treatment for permanent redness and flaky skin around the mouth that turns darker ?

See dermatologist: This suggests that some of the products you use for oral hygiene (mouthwash, toothpaste especially those with a whitening agent etc) , if changing brands don't help after a week, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to treat patches of darkened skin left after treatment of skin allergy? Is there cream to even things out?

How to treat patches of darkened skin left after treatment of skin allergy?  Is there cream to even things out?

Pigment control?: Patience and the use of a pigment lightening topical cream will likely be your best option. The daily use of sunscreen on any exposed areas that have darkened will protect and prevent the areas from getting darker. ...Read more

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What causes the skin of pregnant women to turn pigmented?

What causes the skin of pregnant women to turn pigmented?

Not known: Although, the exact cause of it is not known, the most likely explanation is hormonal changes. ...Read more