my elbows are discusting!

@bunnybon7 (46757)
Holiday, Florida
July 9, 2008 1:42pm CST
i need some advice here. my elbows peel. yuck. and they hurt. when i was younger, i never had this stupid problem. i've tried putting lotion and ointments on them. anyone have this problem? is it age? any advice.
5 responses
11 Jul 08
I saw this on the Tyra Banks show. Get an old sock, cut the end that is closed. Rub lard on your elbow and put the sock on over elbow overnight.
11 Jul 08
They used Crisco but I'm sure you could just use whatever
@bunnybon7 (46757)
• Holiday, Florida
11 Jul 08
thanks thats another wonderful idea
• United States
9 Jul 08
huh. If you have tried these things and it's not working I suggest going to the doctor to make sure it's not a skin condition. Your doctor or derm may be able to suggest or prescribe something that will help too.
@bunnybon7 (46757)
• Holiday, Florida
10 Jul 08
i will as soon as i can afford another dr bill. these days its a hard thing to get money for a dr unless its crucial.
• United States
10 Jul 08
yup I hear you there. We for now just keep them well moisturized, maybe try a lotion for extra dry skin. And if that doesn't work try putting neospron or a cheaper version of it. Hope that helps. good luck.
@saverio (402)
• India
10 Jul 08
apply eucerin lotion every night before going to sleep.Also start a diet with lots of protein such as meat,fish.Cold water fish especially tuna,sardine,salmon are rich in fatty acids and help in nails,hair,skin healthy.Also take vitamins such as vitamin A,C,E.vit A is found in liver,dark green and yellow vegies.Vit C in citrous fruits like lemon,berries,tomatoes,potatoes.Vitamin C is very very useful in maintaining your skin.It helps a lot.
@bunnybon7 (46757)
• Holiday, Florida
10 Jul 08
thanks, yes i take vitamins, but your right i probably dont eat the things i should.
@dopey22girl (3324)
• United States
10 Jul 08
I agree that you should go to the doctor. My first suggestion was going to be lotion but then I saw that you said you tried that. Just for peace of mind go to the doctor and make sure nothing's wrong.
@bunnybon7 (46757)
• Holiday, Florida
10 Jul 08
well, as i said above. unless its life threatening, no one here can afford it. thanks for your reply tho.
• India
24 Jul 08
Oh my god this could be dangerous. Did you consult your doctor? Peeling could be cured by exfoliation and moisturizing. But you say it hurts so..