Join skin dark

My hand skin at join became very black and thick, it looks very ugly please help me with this. What should I do to get fairy hands.
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Dr. Pradnya Shastri Mumbai | Dermatologist
Do you rest your on arm on the elbow while working on the laptop? I feel what you have is very physiological. Everyone has thicker and a darker elbow skin naturally. Its the body's way of protecting. But when it gets darker abnormally then it could be a part of a condition called Pseudoacanthosis Nigricans . In which case, modify your lifestyle. Eat a healthy and balanced diet , sleep on time by 11pm latest, wake up early and exercise. It helps in reducing such joint pigmentation. And use plain coconut oil on he elbow before you take a bath. It softens the skin.
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