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Old 06-09-2006, 10:24 AM   #1
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I feel a bit childish for asking.. but.

I noticed that my skin around my crotch area is a lot darker than the skin around other areas as well as my arm pits. I shower everyday and scrub. So i am a bit puzzled as to why my skin seems so much "dirtier and unclean" then the resof my body. is this natural?

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Old 06-10-2006, 03:33 PM   #2
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Re: I feel a bit childish for asking.. but.

booth male and females have darker skin in the genital area, its totally normal,

Old 06-14-2006, 09:42 AM   #3
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Re: I feel a bit childish for asking.. but.

Please do a search on "acanthosis nigricans". It is a condition with having dark underarms, groin area and neck that look 'dirty'. It has nothing to do with bathing. My son has this as well, and was diagnosed by a dermatologist.

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