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Why is there brownish spots appearing under my armpits and

Patient: Why is there brownish spots appearing under my armpits and on my stomach crease and neck??

 

 

Doctor: Hello thanks for your health query on ATD.As there is no picture but I assume that you are overweight. The darkening of the described areas is known as Acanthosis Nigricans. Usually it disappear if you reduce weight. Sometimes it may be precursor or part of diabetes.Hope you got it.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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