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Wonewoc, WI
A 27-year-old female asked:

How can i get rid of these small white bumps on the backs of my arms and legs? i have started to see them on my 2 year old daughter also.

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Keratosis pilaris: Sounds like both you and your daughter have a benign skin condition known as keratosis pilaris. We don't really know what causes it - lots of different etiologies are suspect. Sometimes using an exfoliant routinely is helpful. The big thing to remember is you don't really need to do anything about it.
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Last updated Feb 27, 2013

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