A 17-year-old female asked:
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my skin is rough in some areas like my hair follicle is pointy and dark how could i get rid of it ?doesnt go away by exfoliating i want my skin smooth

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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Sounds like: It sounds like you have keratosis pilaris. Please see a dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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