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dark skin on knees and elbows

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Psoriasis: Rough, scaly and itchy skin at the elbows and knees is very characteristic of psoriasis. She should be seen by a dermatologist as this is a life-long ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but..: If not done already, you should obtain a consult with a board certified Dermatologist who specializes in skin lightening procedure, before getting las ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: Have it evaluated by your physician. They may want to referr you to a dermatologist.
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Dr. Matthew Wilkin
24 years experience Podiatry
See a dermatologist: Without actually seeing the problem, it is difficult to say what it is. I would suggest you see a dermatologist to have it checked out.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
37 years experience Dermatology
Koebner: Some skin diseases, psoriasis being a good example, follow trauma- hence the distribution to elbows, knees, hands, feet. This is called the koebner ph ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Rash: Rashes in the areas you mentioned could be many - but psoriasis comes up first? Have this checked out.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
51 years experience Dermatology
Psoriasis: One possible cause could be psoriasis. See a dermatologist to confirm.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Ingrown hair?: It may a condition called ingrown hair. Ingrown hairs are hairs that have curled around and grown back into your skin instead of rising up from it. So ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: You may need to consult a rheumatologist if you suffer from joint symptoms. For psoriasis involving mainly the skin, a dermatologist would be your bes ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Atopic dermatitis: Sounds like atopic dermatitis. This is often related to allergies which you seem to have.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More

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