A 24-year-old female asked:

I have keratosis pilaris. can i use anti dandruff shampoo selsun blue and urea cream and retin a (tretinoin) before bedtime?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Of course: It may actually help. "KP" is very common and will come and go probably for the rest of your life. If you take good care of yourself, your fitness and otherwise good health and how you carry yourself will keep anyone from noticing or caring about your skin. Several of my physician friends have it; they just laugh about it. Best wishes.
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