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I was diagnosed with keratosis palarious (kp) and was told their was nothing i could do for it is this true?

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Dr. Morris Westfried answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Urea, tretinoin: Topical creams that can help are peeling creams such as urea, lac hydrin and testimony. Essential fatty acids and zinc can help from inside to make it less noticeable.

Answered 9/28/2016

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Dr. Christopher Moeller answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Plenty to do: There are many options, including lotions( aha), creams(retin-a) and manual treatments such as dermabrasion.

Answered 7/5/2012

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Dr. Michael Fisher answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Keratosis pilaris: Therapeutic options for keratosis pilaris include Lactic Acid lotions (amlactin, lac-hydrin), Alpha hydroxy acid lotions (glytone, glycolic body lotions, urea cream (carmol 10, carmol 20, carmol 40, urix 40), salicylic acid (salex lotion), and topical steroid creams (triamcinolone 0.1%, Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lipocream), retinoic acid products such as tretinoin (retin-a), tazarotene (tazorac) and differin.

Answered 6/27/2014

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