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How much should I worry about darkening of the skin?
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Dr. Mark Perloe
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In brief: Skin Darkening
If you have darkening of the skin under your arms, breasts, groin or any skin fold areas, that is called acanthosis nigricans and is due to elevated insulin.
It is a usually due to Insulin resistance or diabetes but can be related to more serious problems. It would be good have your physician check.

In brief: Skin Darkening
If you have darkening of the skin under your arms, breasts, groin or any skin fold areas, that is called acanthosis nigricans and is due to elevated insulin.
It is a usually due to Insulin resistance or diabetes but can be related to more serious problems. It would be good have your physician check.
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