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It is not very clear from your description as to what you have.Is the lesions scaly and dry with silver white scales sheding out or do you have any kind of boils or bumps over the elbow.The previous description is of psoriasis
and is commonly seen over elbows too.
In psoriasis ,one observes excessive peeling of skin associated with itching,mainly over extensor surface of skin.In psoriasis skin peels off in 5 days time as against 30 days in normal person. It can involve scalp
,nails ,knees ,lower back etc.
There are many treatment options like :
- topical steroids
- anti histaminincs
- oral methotrexate
- oral cyclosporins
- oral acetretin
(PUVA & NBUVB)
- Biologics- injectable preparations(latest)
and alcohol can aggravate psoriasis.
I hope this answers your query,if you have any further questions,please write back to us.