Acquired Acanthosis Home Care
Home care for acanthosis nigricans includes:
- Avoid injuring the patches of skin.
- Gently clean the skin with mild soap every day.
- Avoid scratching the skin:
- This may cause an infection.
Acquired Acanthosis Warning Signs
Notify your doctor for acanthosis nigricans and any of the following:
Continue to Acquired Acanthosis Outlook
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