Dr. Al Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Check blood sugar

and try to loose weight if overweight/obese.
One of the common causes of what you have is uncontrolled blood sugar, better see your doctor for assessment, best wishes

In brief: Check blood sugar

and try to loose weight if overweight/obese.
One of the common causes of what you have is uncontrolled blood sugar, better see your doctor for assessment, best wishes
Thank
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Dr. Louise Andrew
This sometimes runs in families. If others have this discoloration, there may be nothing you can do. However, diabetes also runs in families, so good to get checked as suggested by Dr. AH
Dr. Daniela Torres
Medicina General

In brief: Insulin resistance

Hi, acantosis nigricans is the name for darkened armpits, inner thighs and neck, looks like it’s dirty.
. this is caused by insulin resistance and could be the first sign of diabetes, please consult an endocrinologist.

In brief: Insulin resistance

Hi, acantosis nigricans is the name for darkened armpits, inner thighs and neck, looks like it’s dirty.
. this is caused by insulin resistance and could be the first sign of diabetes, please consult an endocrinologist.
Thank
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