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Does picking keratosis pilaris make it worse?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela answered

Specializes in family medicine

Doesn't help.: Keratosis pilaris is notorious b/c there's no great treatment for it. While picking at it won't make worse necessarily, it does put you at risk for bacterial skin infections - all those little critters living under your nails are now buried into your skin.

Answered 4/12/2016

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