Dark underarms are common and could be caused due to excessive use of antiperspirants as well as shaving. Additionally, friction caused by tight clothes, hyperpigmentation, and accumulation of dead skin cells could darken underarms. As can health conditions like Addison's disease, smoker's melanosis, melasma, and bacterial infections.
During pregnancy, women should avoid unpasteurized soft cheeses like brie, camembert, chèvre, Danish Blue, gorgonzola, and Roquefort. Mexican-style cheese, like raw Queso Fresco. These are likely to cause listeriosis infection which can lead to miscarriages, preterm labor, and newborn death. However, when made with pasteurized milk, these cheeses are safe to consume.