Is acanthosis nigricans able to be cured to where the dark skin will become normal?

Acanthodians. If it is associated with Insulin resistance ie elevated fasting Insulin levels then medication and weight loss may help.
Possibly. If you truly have acanthosis nigricans, it's often very difficult to treat. 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. Most importantly, the underlying cause needs to be identified and treated as this might clear the skin completely!

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Can skin affected by acanthosis nigricans return to normal? If yes, how so?

If you lose weight. Usually acanthosis nigricans occurs in overweight and obese individuals and is thought to be due to insulin resistance which in some cases can progress to diabetes. I have seen it go away or become lighter in people who have lost A LOT of weight (at least 20 lbs) and kept it off. If you have or develop prediabetes and need medication, metformin which decreases insulin production may help. Read more...

How do I know if I have acanthosis nigricans? Can I check for type 2 diabetes r something else? Got dark areas than my skin tone since 13 now im older

Acanthosis/diabetes. Acanthosis nigricans is a skin change of darkening and thickening of skin at the back of the neck, in armpits and other skind fold areas. It is due to high circulating levels of insulin. This is in turn due to Insulin resistance which is a major risk factor for type two diabetes. It usually is worse with weight gain. One should get checked for type 2 diabetes: fasting/post meal sugar, hba1c. Read more...
Take a deep breath . Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition where someone has darkened velvety areas most commonly found in the skin folds of the armpits, groin and back of the neck. It is found more commonly in diabetes, but having the rash doesn't mean that you have diabetes. There are many causes for it. If you're concerned about diabetes, review with your doctor possible blood tests to assess for this. Read more...

What is cure for acanthosis nigricans caused due to pcos. My entire body and facial skin has darkened like a tan sort of. I'm depressed. Please help.?

Lowering Sugar. You likely have pcos with metabolic syndrome. Most likely your sugar levels and Insulin levels are elevated or you could have mild diabetes. You rally require a full evaluation and treatment by a reproductive endocrinology to treat you appropriately, . Read more...
Acanthosis. Also, evaluation by mental health professional to determine if depression warrants intervention. Read more...