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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nothing: There's no treatment that does much. Have you tried something with salicylic acid? Give it a try, but no promises.

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
12 years experience Dermatology
Keratosis Pilaris: The best thing to do for keratosis pilaris (kp) is to be extraordinarily gentle with your skin. Do not use exfoliating washes to the area or rub the ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
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 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: It is not contagious.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Unknown: Kp runs in families and people affected tend to have dryness of their skin and often have an underlying tendency towards eczema. It usually is worse i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
See link: http://www.medicinenet.com/keratosis_pilaris/article.htm.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience Dermatology
Amlactin: 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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Cosmetic issue: Treatment is difficult. A number of lotions and creams (keratolytic agents) are available. Gentle exfoliation by a pumice stone, wash cloth, or loof ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
26 years experience Medical Oncology
Genetic condition: Keratosis pilaris (follicular keratosis) is a common, genetic follicular condition that causes rough bumps on the skin. It most often appears on the b ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Lotions & time: Kp runs in families and people affected tend to have dryness of their skin and often have an underlying tendency towards eczema. It usually is worse i ... Read More
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