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Greyish peeling skin in the armpits and elbows. What could be the cause?

About a month or two ago, the skin on my boyfriends armpits and elbows turned a greyish color and began peeling. He peeled the grey skin off and then his skin seemed to go back to normal. Unfortunately, this happened again, and then today we noticed that it is back once again. What could this be, and what might be the cause of it?
Asked On : Sat, 22 Sep 2012
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Hi greyish peeling of the skin is mainly due to excessive sweating.i think it is occurs in the armpits .elbows .inframammarory areas .in groin and in the popliteal fossa.
Control of sweating can be done by spraying clotrimozole dusting powder twice daily and use of vitamin c tablet
Avoid using deodarants
Answered: Wed, 4 Sep 2013
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