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Have several brown patches on arm and neck. It came during pregnancy. It clears during winter and returns in summer with itching. What could it be?

Hi i have several brown patches on the crease of my arm on the inside where my elbow is and a big one that goes from one side of my neck around the front all the way to the otherside of my neck, it started on the neck with my first pregnancy then went away, it came back with my second pregnancy and seemed to stay, my skin clears during winter but i break out during the summer and when i get hot the patches itch , i also had gestational diabetes with my second pregnancy, what could it be?
Asked On : Wed, 23 May 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
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From the description provided I could think of two possibilities only acanthosis nigricans or may be fungal infection. An appropriate diagnosis can only be made after seeing the lesion, for the same I would advise that you consult a dermatologist nearby.
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Answered: Thu, 31 Oct 2013
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