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Would using amlactin reduce redness & bumps of kp ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
It helps, but...: Keratosis pilaris bumps don't like to completely go away, but amlactin can help. If the bumps are on both sides of the body (like arms ; thighs) one can use amlactin on one side (and use the other side for comparison). After 3-4 weeks, if the amlactin side is a lot smoother and softer than the other side, then that is a good sign that amlactin has been helpful, and one should use it on both sides.

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Last updated May 10, 2014

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