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Diabetes,thyroid problem,black ring around neck,black mark on hand and around mouth.

hi doctor , around my neck there are black ring. somany medicine used, no change,the biopsey test is also done. my age is 54. i am a diabetie and thyroid patient .protopic, finaceaazelaic acid gel15% also used. the black mark is in my inner hand and round mouth. i am in usa .one famous skin speclist is treat me. iamm hopeless, please heip me.
Asked On : Fri, 20 Apr 2012
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You are a Diabetic with thyroid related problems.
You have black mark around your neck, arm and around mouth.
It is a common presentation in any diabetic who have high insulin resistance.
It is called as Acanthosis nigricans.
Monitor and control your blood sugar and thyroid.
Plan weight reduction.
Answered: Fri, 3 May 2013
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