Acanthosis Nigricans Information - Acanthosis Nigricans Treatment

What is Acanthosis Nigricans(Acanthosis Nigricans Ani)?

Acanthosis nigricans is a disorder that may begin at any age and usually being of overweight. Some cases are genetically inherited. It is most common among people of African descent.Acanthosis nigricans may begin at any age. Acanthosis nigricans can affect otherwise healthy people, or it can be associated with medical problems.

What causes Acanthosis Nigricans ?

Here are the causes of Acanthosis Nigricans:

  1. Eating too much of the wrong foods, especially starches and sugars, raises insulin levels.
  2. being overweight.
  3. Some cases are genetically inherited
  4. deficiency of hormones from the adrenal gland

Acanthosis Nigricans Treatment:

Maintaining healthy skin may relieve Acanthosis Nigricans. Good skin care includes adequate nutrition and daily fluid intake, protection from the environment, and cleansing practices that don't dry the skin.

When it is caused by cancer, there may be little that can be done to prevent it until the cancer is successfully treated.

Acanthosis Nigricans can also be treated by taking antibiotic ointments or creams, weight loss to lower insulin resistance,
retinoids, topical corticosteroid creams.





Skin Disorders and Diseases

Androgenic Alopecia
Acanthosis Nigricans
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Acne
Acne Vulgaris
Acne Treatment
Acrochordons
Actinic Keratosis
Angioma
Erythroderma
Facial Rashes
Folloculitis
Ringworm
White Spots
Aphthous Ulcers
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis
Atypical Moles
Barnacles of Aging
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bateman's Purpura

 

Cellulite
Cholinergic Urticaria
Chilblain
Contact Allergy
Cherry Angioma
Chondrodermatitis Helicis
Clark's Nevus
Dermatofibroma
Dandruff
Darkcircles Under Eyes
Eczema
Dry Skin
Mastocytosis
Pruritis Ani
Berloque Dermatitis
Boils
Blackheads
Bullous Pemphigoid
Hand Eczema
Perioral Dermatitis
Oily Skin
Candida



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