Thyroid Disease 101: Dark Patches, Rings or Pigmentation: A Sign of Thyroid Disease?

Thyroid Disease 101: Dark Patches, Rings or Pigmentation: A Sign of Thyroid Disease?

Thyroid Disease 101: Dark Patches, Rings or Pigmentation: A Sign of Thyroid Disease?

Thyroid disease 101: Dark Patches, Rings or Pigmentation: A Sign of Thyroid Disease?

  1. Acanthosis nigriacans could be a sign of thyroid problems.
  2. Technical term for dark patches of skin is acanthosis nigricans.
  3. Neck rings may suggest a hormone imbalance.
  4. Underactive thyroid is one cause for dark  skin patches.neck
  5. Dark pigmentation on your neck, merit a visit your local GP.
  6. Although it’s usually harmless, it’s best to get any skin changes checked out.
  7. In some cases, it can be a sign of something more serious, such as hypothyroidism,diabetes or cancer.
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