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is keratosis pilaris a form of eczema

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eczema: Rash in the creases is likely to be eczema not keratosis pilaris, these areas are not generally hairy. You need to use a moisturizer and may need a to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Lubricate+exfoliate: Otherwise known as orange peel skin, these tend to do better in the summer, when there is more sun exposure. Make sure to lubricate and exfoliate.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Keratosis: Is commonly related (oddly enough) tro vitamin c shortage. Try a supplement of vit c. If it works, O.K. If not you may find that you have more energy. ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: Keratosis pilaris is a skin condition that is a combination of eczema and acne. It usually affects the upper arms, back, and thighs.
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A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Seems familial: Treatment may include: moisturizing lotions to soothe the skin and help it look better skin creams that contain urea, lactic acid, glycolic acid, sa ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See a Dr. : Idf you think you have a sin disease visit the ddoctor for a corrrect diagnosis so then y9ou willl get the correct treatment.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: A lot of people have keratosis pilaris. It is more of a genetic linkage with parents. Pilar cysts are much, much less common.
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: The healthtap team is really good but none of us can diagnose a skin eruption at a distance.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris alba (kp) and no cure and treatment is individualized. Depending on the severity of presentation, medical treatment can be combined ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Difficult!: It is a dance between infection ( sinus) and the immune system! it is associated with chronic sinusitis, not allergies per se. I use antimicrobials ... Read More

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