Q. What can I do about dark underarms?

Answered by
Dr. John Bocachica
and medically reviewed by Dr. Sneha Kannan
This is a premium question & answer published on May 22, 2020
Please I will like to know what I can do about it dark underarm

Dr. John Bocachica

Dermatology
# There are several reasons for a dark under arms. One of them is a condition called a campuses Niagara cans which can occur on its own without any associated illnesses or can be associated with endocrine disorders including diabetes it. Sometimes a contact dermatitis from a deodorant for example can cause a post inflammatory hypopigmentation.

What seems to help the darknessIs a combination of try to no one, a vitamin a related cream and a bleaching Hello.

cream such as hydroquinone three or 4%. If you can find these two you can apply them nightly to the dock and armpit and it may help but it may take a month or two for you to notice a real difference. If you think you may have an underlying condition such as diabetes or another in the crate disorder then you should be seen by someone so I didn’t get that worked up.

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