Acanthosis Nigricans is a skin condition characterized by the dark skin in your groin area and in between your legs. It mainly occurs in people with dark skin and obese people. Although it may not seem dangerous, it can be a sign of serious diseases.
The scientists don’t know what causes the dark skin around these areas but they state that it mainly occurs in people that are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and obese people. Rarely, Acanthosis Nigricans can be a warning sign of a tumor, hormonal imbalance and genetic factor.
The disease can affect any area on your body, not only your pubic and groin area. The skin turns brown, and is softer and thicker than usual. It’s not painful, but it can sometimes cause irritation and itching.
If you notice any of these symptoms, visit a dermatologist.
Here’s how to naturally lighten the dark skin around your pubic area: