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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Keratosis pilaris: It's not really treatable. You can try a salicylic acid wash if you wish. You may already have had therapeutic trials that end in disappointment. Best ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lott
12 years experience Dermatology
Keratosis pilaris: There are several topical therapies that are used to treat keratosis pilaris, none of which are particularly effective. These include topical retinoid ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sometimes: Often people are just bothered or curious how it looks.
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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Keratosis pilaris does not usually causing itching.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mauricio Munoz
18 years experience Internal Medicine
SK color: Yes, they can be brown, dark brown/black, light brown or tan. Typically rough texture (like a wart) or waxy texture. Hope this helps
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Keratin: The growth of keratin on the skin.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Sure: They usually start as small, rough bumps, then slowly thicken and get a warty surface. Most are tan or brown and can be multiple shades. They have a w ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
It does help as well: As topical creams. However, too much sun exposure may also damage the skin and potentially cause skin cancer. Take care!
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Urea, tretinoin: Topical creams that can help are peeling creams such as urea, lac hydrin and testimony. Essential fatty acids and zinc can help from inside to make it ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
23 years experience Dermatology
Follicular plugs: Keratosis pilaris is plugging of hair follicles, typically on the upper arms and thighs. It is thought to be in the spectrum of atopic dermatitis (or ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Keratosis: If u imply keratosis pilaris, the treatment is; moisturizing remedies such as urea, lactic acid, salicylic acid, topical retinoids.

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