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Unknown skin disease

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 23, 2011
  • 11:09 AM

Hello Im writing to this forum in order to be informed about my brother's skin disease. The last 2 years my brother (who's 14 years old now) has suffered from itching at his elbows and knees. Apart from the itching, he's appeared to have certain pimples which are concetrated at the center of the itching. We visited a dermatologist (who obviously had no idea what it was) who gave us a cream which probably had an antibacterial action. That cream didnt work so we visited another dermatologist who gave us a prescription for a new cream which worked for a while but after we quitted up the treatment, the symptoms returned. Though, we noticed that the pimples disappear for a while and then come back without any particular reason (this clue led me to the suspicion that an enviromental factor plays an important role to this skin disease). I know that the description might not be enough, but I think that the well known skin diseases are out of question based on the symptoms he has. I hope you find something.Thank you

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  • Hello Im writing to this forum in order to be informed about my brother's skin disease. The last 2 years my brother (who's 14 years old now) has suffered from itching at his elbows and knees. Apart from the itching, he's appeared to have certain pimples which are concetrated at the center of the itching. We visited a dermatologist (who obviously had no idea what it was) who gave us a cream which probably had an antibacterial action. That cream didnt work so we visited another dermatologist who gave us a prescription for a new cream which worked for a while but after we quitted up the treatment, the symptoms returned. Though, we noticed that the pimples disappear for a while and then come back without any particular reason (this clue led me to the suspicion that an enviromental factor plays an important role to this skin disease). I know that the description might not be enough, but I think that the well known skin diseases are out of question based on the symptoms he has. I hope you find something.Thank youDoes he only get it in the summer months? My elbows and knees get very itchy and dry during the summer.
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