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Dark red patches on hands, under armpits, thighs. Due to less water consumption?

hi my skin have developed dark black-red patches only on my hands. mainly underarms and very little on theighs. its since almost 3 years. but now its visibility is increased. when i visited doc he said, : my consumption of water is very less so its happened and suggested me to apply moment oinment. i hardly go in sun can you suggest me about this ?
Asked On : Sat, 1 Dec 2012
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Thanks for writing to us.
I can think of two probabilities in your case
Acanthosis nigricans where skin becomes thick velvety and pigmented.
Erythrasma an infection where the area becomes red or brown in color.
I would advise that you meet a qualified dermatologist so that proper diagnosis based treatment can be offered. A steroid cream like momate would not solve your problem.
Take care
Answered: Fri, 28 Jun 2013
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