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Dry patches of dark skin under armpits, abdomen, breasts. Using cream, not working. Treatment?

I have dry patches of dark skin under my armpits...around my abdomen area and its starting to go onto my breasts I m so concious about it and I m guessing my GP will probably just prescribe me cream which I m already using but it doesn t work...I m 15 years old and have had it for nearly 2 years I m so embarrassed and I m always having to wear jumpers/cardigans to hide it
Asked On : Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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Thanks for the query posted . I would be pleased to answer your query .

Your condition could be very much secondary to a fungus or even can be related to hormonal changes. You should be visiting a specialist like a Dermatologist or Endocrinologist .
It can be something that we call acanthosis Nigricans and is commonly seen secondary to obesity or hormonal issues.
Please do book an appointment with the doctor as stated.
Thanks and take care
Answered: Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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