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how to treat acanthosis nigricans?

How to treat acanthosis nigricans

6 Answers

Answered on 23rd May '24

Acanthosis nigricans is a metabolic disorder in which there is insulin resistance due to overweight and that leads to accumulation of excessive skin or increase thickness of the skin on soft part like neck and resulting in dirty neck appearance or pigmented neck or underarms. Main treatment for acanthosis nigricans is weight control and along with that there are so many topical solutions which are beneficial like Urea Lactic acid cream, salicylic acid, even depigmentation agents like cogic acid, arbutin, chemical peels with Glyolic acid. You need to visit dermatologist personally for exact treatment depending on the condition

Answered on 23rd May '24

Aacanthosis Nigricans is a condition which is Insulin resistance stage. This needs  1.Hormonal check, blood test work ups, 2 pigmentation management with local creams and treatments prescribed by dermatologist , and lifestyle management. Of weightloss, exercise, meditation, stress relieving , and diet management. It is a lifestyle disease leading to multiple issues.

Dr. Nivedita Dadu

Cosmetologist

Answered on 23rd May '24

acanthus can be due to various causes. right blood investigation and treatment like DMC magic blend or DMC Instagram 4d and DMC divagenesis will be helpful in improving the condition 

Answered on 23rd May '24

visit nearest dermatologist 
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Answered on 23rd May '24

Weight loss, skin lightening creams and peels if needed works the best. Your dermatologist might start you on some medicines as well.
Dr. Aniket Bhole

Dermatologist

Answered on 23rd May '24

Regular exercise, low calorie diet can help..there are few creams that can help.. Correction of metabolic problem may take some time and may require to prescribe some oral medicines.. Some peeling treatments, laser treatment and micro-dermabrasion may help..

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