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Have skin tone problem. Knees and elbow are only black. No medication now. What is the remedy?

sir i have a problem with my skin tone , i am a fair person my body color is even throughout the body except my knees and elbow joints i tried many treatments but it was of no use i cannot wear three fourth as my knee is black and rest of my leg is extremely white please suggest me something so that i can solve my problem
Asked On : Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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Hi, thanks for your query.
I can understand your problem.-
Bony prominences like knee and elbows are prone to trauma and friction because of which they may develop Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

For the same you may use a hydroquinoe, tretinoin, momatosone combination cream twice a day under medical supervision.
You may take a few sessions of TCA spot peels.
Take oral Beta carotene, Vitamin C supplements and antioxidants.

The results depend on the depth and extent and duration of pigmentation and vary from person to person.

Hope this helps you.

Answered: Tue, 11 Jun 2013
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