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Hi i am 24 years old..wheatish tone. Previously my underarms were not that dark but recently started feeling its getting darker...is there are cream or home remedy that i could follow to make the colour lighter.
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Dr. Govind Suresh Mittal
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Greetings. Firstly it's important to understand the cause for darkening. Whether it's acanthosis nigricans or any pigmented Contact dermatitis and pigmentation associated with it or just constitutional. So please see a qualified dermatologist near you and then this problem can be looked into better. Warm regards, Dr Govind Suresh Mittal, Bengaluru.
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Dr. Anchal Shah
Dermatologist 8 yrs exp Ahmedabad
Hello, There can be many reasons behind dark underarms skin. You need to find the reason, to get best solution. Common reasons are: 1. weight gain that cause increased friction. 2.repeated shaving and waxing 3.usage of deodrants or perfumes 4.insulin resistance (weight gain, neck pigmentation). It would be better to consult a dermatologist in person .
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