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how can i treat keratosis pilaris?

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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 eczema). The roughness can be reduced temporarily by amlactin lotion, which contains 12% lactic acid. Unfortunately, there is no cure.
Answered on Feb 26, 2017
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