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A 21-year-old male asked:

How do i get rid of dark skin on elbows? been trying everything including hard pumice stone in shower. is surgery an option? hopefully not...plz help!

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
Elbows : Darkening of thickened skin of the elbows may respond to a moisturizer containing lactic acid. Lachydrin cream or lotion is a prescription. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.

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Last updated May 15, 2013

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