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20 Jul 2006

Dry dirty neck
Hi can you help i have a dirty neck i am trying to scrub it hard everytime i am on a bath but that does not help, and i am growing up with this problem i dont know what can help me, my skin is light in complexion but my neck is so so dark its embarassing
please help!!
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skindoc

01 Jan 0001

The commonest cause of a "dirty" neck is atopy referring to persons with eczema/hay fever/asthma. Acanthosis nigricans, associated with obesity, may also cause such an appearance.
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