Acanthosis nigricans

What is Acanthosis nigricans?

Acanthosis nigricans is a skin lesion caused by underlying diabetes mellitus.

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I'm a hypothyroid patient and have been on levothyroxine treatment for 1 month.My recent lab results show a normal TSH level and triiodothyronine...

doctor1 MD

Hello and welcome to HCM,

The levels of FSH, LH and testosterone are all within normal limits.
So, a diagnosis of PCOS is ruled out.
PCOS is a...

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i have been diagnosed with acanthosis nigricans and i'm currently under medication with venusia cream and fluvitate cream and also desloratadine...

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Welcome to healthcare magic.
Acanthosis nigricans could be associated with obesity and is also a marker for diabetes.
I understand your...

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hi doctor im 29 year old married woman with nullipara.im having pcos,hypothyroidism,hashimotos thyroiditis and acanthosis nigricans.i am taking...

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hi.i am samane from iran.i have had a dark stain on my neck since i was 12,right now i m 20.after searching in internet i found out it s a skin...

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36 female no BP or Diabetes . suffering from fatigue & pigmentation around neck for 2yrs. doc. suggested thyroid test & recent tests resulted in...

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I recently was prescribed isotretinoin 30 mg per day for Acne. What I forgot to tell my dermatologist was that I was on a treatment for Acanthosis...

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Hi doctor... this is regarding skin issue. I am having darkness under my eyes, underarms, neck and elbow. I am upset with this darkness.. I have...

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I believe my daughter may have Acanthosis Nigricans. she is 16 and the discoloration on her neck, arm pits, and inner thigh and groin area began...

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Hi I am 29yrs old female and i got hypothyroidism and type 2 diabetic. I also have acanthosis nigricans.I am trying to lose my weight which i am...

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