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Hiv symptom keratosis pilaris on thighs
A 45-year-old male asked:
Can hiv cause the tips of my fingers to peel and stripe, also is keratosis pilaris (chicken skin looks) associated with hiv? also can a neg 4 generation hiv test at 8 months turn pos at 9 months or 1 year?
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
A negative result on a correctly done 4th gen HIV test is definitive and would not turn positive from the exposure 8 months earlier. It does not say a... Read More
Reviewed Jun 16, 2021
A 20-year-old female asked:
I have keratosis pilaris and it has spread to my arms, thighs, and bottom. is there anything i can do to make it less noticable before it gets worse?
Dr. Vicki Levineanswered
Dermatology 43 years experience
Possible: Cerave sa cream may or may not help.
4.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvia Rommanswered
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Yes: KP is most commonly found on the upper arms, thighs, and cheeks, but can be found elsewhere. KP usually gets better with age. You may may find that s... Read More
3.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 22-year-old male asked:
I have keratosis pilaris on my cheeks and arms and thighs, i've read online that it can be treated with special lotion please recommend something!
Dr. William Harrisanswered
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Steroid cream: Kp can be smoothed mechanically and medicinally. On the extremities, you can use a loofa to scrub your skin to be a little smoother. Over-the-counter ... Read More
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 30-year-old member asked:
Redness from keratosis pilaris - i don't care about the bumps, it's just my cheeks and forearms and thighs are so red. is there a way to get rid of it?
Dr. Oscar Novickanswered
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Try moisturizer: Try a good moisturizer like coconut oil or talk to your dermatologist.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 22-year-old male asked:
Is amlactin 12% moisturizing lotion good for helping to treat keratosis pilaris in the cheeks, arms, thighs?
Dr. Milroy Samuelanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Yes: It can be very bothersome. Good luck.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 30-year-old female asked:
My almost three year old has developed very small, flesh colored bumps all over his back. look a lot like keratosis pilaris which he has on his arms and thighs like myself, but some of these bumps are clustered, others are not. not itchy. not red.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Inbox consult: During an inbox consult you may upload a photo of the skin for further evaluation by a Healthtap specialist. If he is otherwise well, use a gentle soa... Read More
80 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 16-year-old female asked:
On legs i have uneven skin, scars, keratosis pilaris, ingrowns, brown pores on calves and raised pores on thighs. will a light chemical peel help me?
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohananswered
Dermatology 59 years experience
Probably: Don't pay too much. Don't expect permanent result.
1.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 29-year-old female asked:
What is the most effective and safe home or over-the-counter treatment for keratosis pilaris on upper arms and thighs?
Dr. Stephen Southardanswered
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Options: Often, over the counter exfolliants are used like creams containing alpha-hydoxy acids, lactic acid, salicylic acid, or urea. Everyone's body responds... Read More
4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jacksonanswered
Dermatology 45 years experience
No: Keratosis pilaris is a skin condition that is a combination of eczema and acne. It usually affects the upper arms, back, and thighs.
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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