6 skin problems, indicating severe disease

If you are a long time can not get rid of unpleasant marks on the face, cracks on lips or dry skin, it is best to make an appointment with a dermatologist or beautician. The fact that this is not too serious for the type of symptoms can indicate the presence of a much more severe disease.

Darkening of the skin in the underarm area. Darkening of the skin in the underarm region, the folds on the neck, and even in the groin area may signal the condition called acanthosis nigricans, the researchers found. Change the color of blood caused by too much insulin levels, so this symptom also reports on diabetes of the second type.

Brown nails. If you have brown or black stripes under the nail, and you do not remember whether they were due to any injuries, go to a dermatologist. Researchers believe that this may be a sign of melanoma, so the doctor has to take a biopsy.

Thinning eyebrows. If suddenly notice that your eyebrows have become thinner, there is a possibility of occurrence of problems with under-active thyroid gland. Such a conclusion also reached by researchers.

Dry chapped lips. Scientists have found that the constant appearance on the lips pink and scaly strips that stubbornly persist, could signal an actinic cheilitis, in which there are precancerous tissue damage caused by sun exposure.

Spots on the skin. For a long time do not disappear with the skin spot that bleeds when touched, can talk about skin cancer. These kinds of tumors usually occur in those areas of the skin that are often covered by the sun.

Dry skin. If you regularly moisturize the skin, but still do not see any improvement, this dryness may indicate a precancerous condition called actinic keratosis.