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Dr. Terence Grogan
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Moisturizer : If you want to treat this yourself i recommend over the counter Hydrocortisone cream an eucerin cream three times per day.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
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Moisturize!: There aren't great treatments for this condition. At home, the best treatment is to use moisturizing lotion regularly. The greasier the lotion, the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
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You need a: keratolytic, see a dermatologist to get this rx cream...
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
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No: It is cosmetic in appearance and does not commonly itch.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
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KP tx: There are some rx meds, but this condition is a skin type, not a disease. It is not cureable. I like the otc/beauty line by dermadoctor called kp du ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Jackson
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Okay: I have patients use tazorac (tazarotene) and Elocon but it can be treated with a urea or salicylic acid cream also. Yes it can appear in later life.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dermatology: Keratosis pilaris or chicken skin, a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition manifested by rough, slightly red, bumps on skin most of ... Read More
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Dr. HECTOR Franco
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Moisturize: Keratosis pilaris is an unusual presentation of dry skin. Treatment involves the use of specialized moisturizers that contain either urea or lactic a ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Bryan
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Keratosis Pilaris: Bumpy skin on arms, thighs, trunk is called keratosis pilaris and can also commonly occur on the cheeks. Scrubbing often just makes it red and irrita ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
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See below: Topical steroids like this are effective in this condition. Also moisturizing cream (like kera lotion or eucerin) can also help.
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