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Greetings to all... Can waxing darken the skin around the

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Greetings to all...
Can waxing darken the skin around the vagina area? What could be the cause of having darker skin near the vagina area. Thanks
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 4 years ago.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.


yes I am :) Its still pending

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
Hello from JA
What do you mean by darkening?

Waxing should not, unless it did skin damage.

Can you give a more detailed description?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


the are around the private area is darker than the skin body color

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
I am not really sure this is abnormal...has a doctor looked at this and what did he say?