Are you facing dark armpits, neck, elbows, and knees on your body? Do you want to get rid of these? So let’s discuss what is it? causes, prevention, and treatment
The term is called ‘Acanthosis Nigricans ‘. It is a skin condition characterized by dark patches in body folds n creases. Especially it occurs in underarms, neck, in ladies under the breast’s, groins even on the elbows or the knee joints.. This is seen as hyperpigmentation and in some conditions, it is associated with itching.
So this manifestation of the skin can be because of obesity ( i.e diabetes) or can be seen in people who are suffering from Hormonal disorder ( it’s called PCOS Polycystic ovarian disease or Syndrome ) It’s the result of ovarian hyperfunction .. it begins with a detailed history of menstruation, infertility or miscarriage and symptoms of increased testosterone-like increased in facial hair in females, acne or thinning of hair on the scalp. Therefore Healthy Eating, regular exercise, and weight reduction is to be done to control PCOS .. Success ineffective management of women with PCOS is through a Synchronized effort between the Dermatologist, Gynecologist, Dietician, and physical trainer ..
Prevention & Treatment*
To reduce the appearance of acanthosis nigricans, dermatologists prescribed creams can be used to lighten the skin or to soften thick and Rough patches. Laser treatment can be done to reverse skin thickening or lighten the skin, Antibacterial soaps, tropical antibiotics creams, and oral medications can be used.
Glycolic Acid cream can be applied at night 6-10% cream twice a week and Hydroquinone based cream also can be applied twice a week.
So at last now discuss how home remedies are beneficial for your dark underarms .. Apply Apple cider vinegar, aloe vera gel, cucumber, potato, Multani mitti, turmeric, lemon juice, olive oil, castor oil, and almond oil to reduce dark underarms.