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Do amlactin or eucerin work for keratosis pilaris?

Do amlactin or eucerin work for keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris: Amlactin may be helpful, but remember that nothing completely rids the body of keratosis pilaris. Eucerin will not be helpful. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Keratosis Pilaris (Definition)

A condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like ...Read more


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I have keratosis pilaris and im using a steroid for 10 days and a moisturizer, dr said after 10 days exfoliate with a washcloth, how do I do this?

Vitamin A orally: Keratosis pilaris is a marker of the atopic gene. You can not wash it away or apply a cream that will result in any significant improvement.
Oral vitamin a 10, 000 iu daily for 3 months and Protopic ointment may hepl significantly. ...Read more

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How can keratosis pilaris be treated?

Moisturize the skin: This is a chronic skin condition which causes small bumps to form in the skin at the hair follicles. People who have this make a sebum that is a bit too thick, and many benefit from using lotions that moisturize the skin, and sometimes lotions containing ceramides are helpful too. Don't pick at your bumps, this only makes it worse. ...Read more

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How can I lessen the my keratosis pilaris?

Lotion; steroid: Keratosis pilaris is a common, benign condition. Treatment may include: moisturizing lotions to soothe the skin and help it look better; skin creams that contain urea, lactic acid, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, tretinoin, or vitamin d; steroid creams to reduce redness. Improvement often takes months and the bumps are likely to come back. ...Read more

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Is there any way to cure keratosis pilaris?

Is there any way to cure keratosis pilaris?

Not really a cure: Keratosis pilaris usually resolves as you get older. There is not really a way to cure it but the mainstay of treatment is moisturizers and keratolytics (things that break down keratin in the skin). These are preparations with lactic acid or salicylic acid. Using mild soaps or non-soap and avoiding hot showers can also help. Dermatologists may offer other treatments such as lasers. ...Read more

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What are the home cures for keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris: Kp is rough to treat. Best is a acid lotion like lactic acid. ...Read more

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Is keratosis pilaris curable?

No: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is an extremely common skin disorder. It usually runs in families and can be associated with eczema. It usually does not require treatment unless it becomes a cosmetic concern. Treatments never cure only minimize the condition. Best thing to do is see a dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss potential treatments options. ...Read more

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How to avoid keratosis pilaris?

Pilaris keratosis: There is no way to prevent this condition. I have found that aha/bha (alphahydroxy acid /beta hydroxy acid) works well to keep it at bay. ...Read more

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Could I rid of keratosis pilaris?

Control symptoms: Keratosis pilaris treatments include topical exfoliants, topical retinoids or laser Therapy. ...Read more

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For what reasons hasn't someone developed a cure for keratosis pilaris?

Difficult!: It is a dance between infection (sinus) and the immune system!
it is associated with chronic sinusitis, not allergies per se. I use antimicrobials to treat it. Causes for chronic sinusitis need be identified, and may be obtructive! ...Read more

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Treatment for keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is often treated with topical exfoliants, topical retinoids or laser Therapy. ...Read more

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How to get rid of keratosis pilaris?

You don't cure it: You only control it, exfoliants, and topical hydroxy acids or retinols will help ...Read more

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How do I get rid of keratosis pilaris?

Moisturizer: If you want to treat this yourself I recommend over the counter Hydrocortisone cream an eucerin cream three times per day. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of keratosis pilaris?

How do I get rid of keratosis pilaris?

Doctor can evaluate: Bumps may be keratosis pilaris, eczema, comedones, and/or folliculitis. Each would have a different treatment, so a primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate and give some recommendations. Rashes are hard to describe in words. For keratosis pilaris, one might try creams that contain Lactic Acid or alpha-hydroxy-acid to loosen up the clumped skin cells causing the bumps. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of keratosis pilaris?

Dermatologist: I would see a skin doctor because usually topical scrubs and steroid creams can sometimes make things worse. Good luck ...Read more

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How do you get rid of keratosis pilaris?

How do you get rid of keratosis pilaris?

Dry skin: Benign skin skin condition often fades with age. Treatment of the dry skin areas usually involves moisturizing lotions, creams, vaseline, exfoliation agents such as glycolic acid, lactic acid, tretinoin, or steroid creams to help with irritation or redness of skin. Treatment generally long term and recurrences still common. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of keratosis pilaris!?

KP: Kp is due to excessive keratin plugging the hair follicles- appearing as goose-bumps. Treat with gentle soap like dove, keep the skin well lubricated. Use glycolic acid lact -hydrin and urea lotion. Could be self limiting in adults. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does keratosis pilaris require treatment?

No: It is cosmetic in appearance and does not commonly itch. ...Read more

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How to get rid of keratosis pilaris quickly?

Salicylic acid ointm: Usually, keratolytic agents would do the job in addition to the use of good moisturizers. Ointment containing 6~12% salicylic acid may accomplish it. If you are patient, just use good moisturizer cream like cerave regualarly (twice a day), kp would improve or fade months or years later. In reality, no quick fix. ...Read more

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Keratosis pilaris -- how can I get rid of it?

Keratosis pilaris -- how can I get rid of it?

Dry skin: Benign skin skin condition often fades with age. Treatment of the dry skin areas usually involves moisturizing lotions, creams, vaseline, exfoliation agents such as glycolic acid, lactic acid, tretinoin, or steroid creams to help with irritation or redness of skin. Treatment generally long term and recurrences still common. ...Read more

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Keratosis pilaris is there any treatment for it?

Keratosis pilaris is there any treatment for it?

KP tx: There are some rx meds, but this condition is a skin type, not a disease. It is not cureable.
I like the otc/beauty line by dermadoctor called kp duty. The keys of treatment are exfolliation and emollients.
If otc doesn't help I would consider seeing the doctor. ...Read more

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Can the scars from keratosis pilaris go away by itself?

Can the scars from keratosis pilaris go away by itself?

Keratosis pilaris: Is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks. These bumps do no generally scar unless they are traumatized by excessive scratching. Dark spots that may remain after resolution or treatments usually fade on their own over time. ...Read more

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I have keratosis pilaris. What is the best treatment for it?

I have keratosis pilaris. What is the best treatment for it?

See below: Topical steroids like this are effective in this condition. Also moisturizing cream (like kera lotion or eucerin) can also help. ...Read more

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I have keratosis pilaris. What sorts of treatment can I get?

I have keratosis pilaris. What sorts of treatment can I get?

KP tx: There are some rx meds, but this condition is a skin type, not a disease. It is not cureable.
I like the otc/beauty line by dermadoctor called kp duty. The keys of treatment are exfolliation and emollients.
If otc doesn't help I would consider seeing the doctor. ...Read more

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What are the most effective treatments for keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a difficult condition to treat. In general, prescription strength moisturizers that have Lactic Acid or urea are most effective for treating this condition. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to get rid of keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris: Can maintain control of symptoms. Keratosis pilaris treatments include topical exfoliants, topical retinoids or laser Therapy. ...Read more

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Would it be a good idea to use rogane to fight keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis: Is commonly related (oddly enough) tro vitamin c shortage. Try a supplement of vit c. If it works, O.K. If not you may find that you have more energy. Take it with a multivitamin. ...Read more

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Can keratosis pilaris be a symptom of or related to scleroderma? Thanks!

No: Keratosis pilaris is a skin condition that is a combination of eczema and acne. It usually affects the upper arms, back, and thighs. ...Read more

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I've been gluten free but still have keratosis pilaris. What do you suggest?

I've been gluten free but still have keratosis pilaris. What do you suggest?

Not related-No cure.: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is an extremely common skin disorder. It usually runs in families and can be associated with eczema. It usually does not require treatment unless it becomes a cosmetic concern. Treatments never cure only minimize the condition. Best thing to do is see a dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss potential treatments options. ...Read more

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My 2 year old daughter has been diagnosed with keratosis pilaris. Is there a cure?

Seems familial: Treatment may include:
moisturizing lotions to soothe the skin and help it look better
skin creams that contain urea, lactic acid, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, tretinoin, or vitamin d, or steroid creams to reduce redness
improvement often takes months and the bumps are likely to come back.

Don't put anything on her skin without speaking to her doctor. ...Read more

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Does organic virgin coconut oil work on keratosis pilaris? Please, need some answers?

Moisturizing: Coconut oil is moisturizing, which may help diminish roughness and improve appearance of hyperkeratosis pilaris, but definitive treatment involves alpha hydroxy acids and/or topical steroids. ...Read more

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I think I have a skin disease that is working with my keratosis pilaris. What should I do?

I think I have a skin disease that is working with my keratosis pilaris. What should I do?

See a Dr.: Idf you think you have a sin disease visit the ddoctor for a corrrect diagnosis so then y9ou willl get the correct treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Keratosis (Definition)

The growth of ...Read more