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I was just diagnosis w/ Acanthosis Nigricans. I have it on my neck. Is there was way to reverse the darkness from my neck.
Acanthosis nigricans is a condition that causes the skin to thicken and darken typically in an area where there are skin folds such as the armpits, groin and the back of the neck.
Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition characterized by dark, thick, velvety skin in body folds and creases. Most often, acanthosis nigricans affects your armpits, groin and neck.
Dr. Cobin describes the skin condition acanthosis nigricans.
Encylopedia entry for Acanthosis Nigricans.
Acanthosis NigricansPronounced: AAY-can-THO-sis NIG-ruh-cans
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Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition in which brown or black velvet-like markings appear under the arms, in the groin, or on the back of the neck, but any skin fold, including that of the lower lip and chin, can be involved.
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