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... I am 20 years old and was diagnois with PCOS about 6 months ago. All my life I've had dark patches around my neck, at first I thought I just wasn't bathing properly, I started bathing more but no progress. ... (6 replies)
... I also have acanthosis nigricans. My mother would scrub my neck with rubbing alcohol to get the 'dirt' off. Of course, it does't come off! ... (6 replies)
... I don't know about melasma because I don't have that. You can find a picture of both these conditions through google image or wikipedia. However, it doesn't sound like acanthosis nigricans. Acanthosis nigricans is more like a change in the pigmentation of the skin on either or all of the following areas: neck, underarm, hands/nuckles and inside of the thigh. Kind of like... (6 replies)

... darkish patch on my right inner thigh. ... (6 replies)
... there was absolutely nothing they could do for the pcos. then i happened upon a doctor who's passion is skin but she has also become my regular md. she told me on our first visit that metformin and a drug called spironolactone will get my hormones back in shape. boy, was she right. ... (6 replies)
... I am on Metformin and my doctors insested i take birth control, even after i informed her we are trying to have another child. ... (6 replies)
... sounds like you have a wonderful case of melasma! i also have pcos and melasma as im sure youll find most women with any hormone problem does. i have been on a 5 year mission to get rid of that crap! makes you feel like a freak at times and make up can only make it look worse. ... (6 replies)
... well i have an appt with my gyno. tmrw thursday so i'm hoping to find some answers. some of the other symptoms i have are pointing to PCOS becuase i have dark patches on my neck, under arms, inner thighs, and between the crease of my breasts. ... (3 replies)
... Does anyone have problems with skin tags and dark skin patches? ... (0 replies)
Losing Weight
Mar 27, 2008
... in area. I discovered, not too long ago, that it is a sign of high levels of insulin which means one is most likely insulin resistant even if it isn't showing up on tests. ... (3 replies)
... months without a period, and my family doctor said that needed to get regulated. A few years later, I was put on 500 mg of metformin twice a day. ... (4 replies)
... ly before she took the medicine, she had complained some headache, back pain, dizziness before.. but this time the pain become so serious that she's crying to me on phone... oh, god. .. what can i do? ... (8 replies)
... prescribe and they lose weight immediately. So, that is a great initiative! Please keep us updated because I will be thinking about you! Do a search for PCOS on the net. You will find lots of support and good info. ... (30 replies)

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