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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)
... Melasma are dark, irregular patches commonly found on the upper cheek, nose, lips, upperlip, and forehead. ... (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)

... ush down on it i don't feel anything weird, it's not a bruise or anything and it smooths out upon applying pressure, but it seems to fluctuate between being very dark and light randomly. Can this be the same thing? ... (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! ... (6 replies)
Can it be PCOS ?
Dec 29, 2003
... oms with him, which makes me think that maybe one of us have a problem. I have never had regular AF. I went to this site that I heard about here that talks about PCOS and its symptoms, like Weight gain, irregular periods, dark patches, dandruff, and losing hair. This are some of the symptoms that I'm coming up with. ... (5 replies)
Diagnosing PCOS
Jan 6, 2009
... how do I go about getting PCOS diagnosed? ... (1 replies)
Possible pcos?
Oct 6, 2008
... and I had all of the symptoms. It started with missed periods from the age of 16, then over the years I gained weight, I had facial hair, dark patches on the skin, and pelvic pain. ... (1 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)
... and welcome to the boards. If you feel like something is not right with your body I think you should ask the doctor to take an extra look. I was diagnosed with PCOS about 10 years ago, I had all the signs, the missed period, hair on my chin, dark patches on skin, overweight, and high blood sugar. ... (1 replies)
PCOS or no?
Jan 24, 2008
... EXCESSIVE weight in my abdominal area, dark patches of skin on the side of my face... ... (1 replies)
... hello again lbh02, i am not an expert or a doctor but i do have some experience at fighting this crazy syndrome. you may want to find a new doctor. i say 2 gyno's and they said 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... (6 replies)
... his year when i decided to try for another child! Everything has gone crazy and all my symptoms have flared up, i have gained weight that i lost and the hair and dark patches!!! omg. Has this happened to anyone else I thought that after you had one child it was supposed to help? ... (5 replies)
... Does anyone have problems with skin tags and dark skin patches? ... (0 replies)
... I was on Depo for 9 months. Before Depo, I was always perfectly healthy, with the exception of being about 10 pounds overweight. After Depo, I have magically developed a plethora of problems, including hypothyroidism, massive hair loss, cluster headaches (rad about them, they really majorly suck), extreme weight gain, sexual dysfunction, etc. Depo is the devil. Don't do... (10 replies)
Losing Weight
Mar 27, 2008
... GYN. I've had a weight problem my entire life and I'm sure PCOS since 10 when I started menstruating. ... (3 replies)
... The dark patches are Acanthosis Nigricans. They are associated with PCOS and insulin resistance. Since you have these, I would say you very likely do have PCOS. ... (2 replies)
... Hi. I've been dealing with PCOS for years and I was diagnosed in 2008. I can tell you what has helped me. ... (4 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. This Melasma was suppost to go away slowly once i start taking my metformin and birth control. Nothing yet. Im losing hope and despretly in need of help. I cant go to the doctor as much as i wish, no insurance. Help once more. (6 replies)
Jul 11, 2003
... I was diagnosed with it in 97. Actually, I went in and told the doctor I had it (found out what the symptoms are and like you, matched to a tee) Anyway, she did some blood work and agreed. Symptoms include: facial hair weight gain low sexual desire ovarian cysts (not always) fatigue irregular periods dark patches on skin (3 replies)

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