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I have dark skin in my underarms. Is there an OTC cream to fix this or do I have to go to a dr? One dr. Perscriped vytone but it didn't work...Help?

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Dr. Ester Kwok
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In brief: Could be acanthosis

Dark skin in the armpits could be acanthosis nigricans.
This may be isolated or could be associated with hormonal or other internal abnormalities. See a doctor (perhaps an endocrinologist) for this. Treatment depends on the underlying cause.

In brief: Could be acanthosis

Dark skin in the armpits could be acanthosis nigricans.
This may be isolated or could be associated with hormonal or other internal abnormalities. See a doctor (perhaps an endocrinologist) for this. Treatment depends on the underlying cause.
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