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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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Neck darkening i had a baby 6 months ago and since i gave birth I have been getting dark strechmarks on my neck and im getting worried i don't know what it can be

Neck darkening i had a baby 6 months ago and since i gave birth I have been getting dark strechmarks on my neck and im getting worried i don't know what it can be

This : This is difficult to answer without a clinical examination so i would recommend you see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. It could be melasma, acanthosis nigricans, striae, sun damage, or many other possibilities. Take a look at the link below to see a picture of melasma. I hope that helps a little! ...Read more

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Darkness in neck can be rubbed off but comes back within a day. I also have darkness between my thighs, on my elbows, underarms, and fingers. Why?!

Darkness in neck can be rubbed off but comes back within a day. I also have darkness between my thighs, on my elbows, underarms, and fingers. Why?!

TFFD: Sounds like terra firma-forme dermatosis (tffd) which is an uncommon disorder of keratinization. The etiology is not known. It usually presents with dirt-like lesions that are resistant to washing but should resolve by rubbing with isopropyl alcohol. The other concern would be acanthosis nigracans, which can be associated with Insulin resistance, but shouldn't rub off. See your dr. To be sure. ...Read more

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Anyone know anything about treating skin darkening around the neck?

Acanthosis nigricans: The primary aim of treatment is to correct the underlying disease process. Often correcting the underlying cause results in resolution of the lesions, acanthosis nigricans(an) correct hyperinsulinaemia through diet and medication lose weight with obesity-associated an excise or treat underlying tumour stop offending medicines in drug-induced an. ...Read more

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Why is some of the skin on my neck very stretchy?

Variability: Everyone varies in their skin elasticity from person to person and body location to location. This changes with skin thickness, as well as age and history of sun damage or exposure to other agents/substances. ...Read more

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Why is there a cold feeling under my skin on my neck?

Why is there a cold feeling under my skin on my neck?

COLD FEELING NECK: HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON? HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR PCP? A FEW CONDITIONS MIGHT BE CAUSING THIS, SUCH AS COLD WEATHER, MIGRAINES, INADEQUATE CLOTHING, AND A FEW MEDICAL PROBLEMS AS WELL. MIGRAINES. THYROID PROBLEMS. ADDISONS DISEASE, AND OTHERS. SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Skin on my neck is red and very itch. Help?

Skin on my neck is red and very itch. Help?

Can use: You can use Hydrocortisone on it. You are probably allergic to perfume/cologne jewelry or clothing. You will probably need to see the dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why do I get experience flushed skin on my neck and face?

Why do I get experience flushed skin on my neck and face?

Rosacea: Rosacea often flares when something causes the blood vessels in the face to expand, which causes redness. Things that cause a flare-up are called triggers. Common triggers are exercise, sun and wind exposure, hot weather, stress, spicy foods, alcohol, and hot baths. Swings in temperature from hot to cold or cold to hot can also cause a flare-up of rosacea. See your doctor for medications. ...Read more

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