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Keratosis Pilaris Treatments
Hello. Can you please tell me what is the best treatment for keratosis pilaris ? And can this condition appear in late 20's? Thanks
What is the best treatment for keratosis pilaris? I know it can't be completely cured, but what can help?
Moisturieze: Do not scrub as it willo irritate and make it worse. Keep it well moisturized. Am lactin 12% is a good moisturizer because it contiains 12% Lactic Acid and penetrates and moisturizes from the inside and does not just sit on the surface. The skin has a fatty layer and needs something acidic to penetrate in order to provide the deeper layers with moisture. ...Read more
Hello is there a difference in manifestations and treatment of keratosis pilaris and phrynoderma? Thanks
Dermatology: Keratosis pilaris or chicken skin, a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition manifested by rough, slightly red, bumps on skin most often on the back and outer sides of the arm can also occur on the thighs, hands, and tops of legs, sides, buttocks. Phrynoderma is a follicular hyperkeratosis probably due to deficiency of vitamin a or of essential fatty acids & may be confused. ...Read more
Maybe: Keratosis pilaris is an unrelenting condition that never goes away. Lasers don't actually work get rid of it. However, microdermabrasion, ipl, and fractionated lasers can help to flatten it out and make it appear better. In theory, if you remove hair follicles the keratosis pilaris can't occur but I have not seen great results. ...Read more
Keratosis pilaris: There is no 1 homeopathic remedy that cures all cases of this condition, but consitutional homeopathic treatment may help. A skin problem is only one expression of a deep level disturbance. You can work with an experienced homeopath who will take your whole case & prescribe accordingly; selection will be based on your whole being. Omega-3 and vitamin a supplementation may help too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keratosis Pilaris: Bumpy skin on arms, thighs, trunk is called keratosis pilaris and can also commonly occur on the cheeks. Scrubbing often just makes it red and irritated, picking can leave scars. A lotion containing 12% Lactic Acid can help dissolve away the bumps, but it can take a few weeks to work. ...Read more
Yes: Yes it does help some patients. See dermatologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have kp(keratosis pilaris) or chicken skin and i want to get rid of it. What is the proper treatment?
I have keratosis pilaris and was wondering if it could potentially be harmful to my skin to proceed with an ipl hair removal treatment?
What is the most effective and safe home or over-the-counter treatment for keratosis pilaris On upper arms and thighs?
I have keratosis pilaris in my upper arms and upper quadriceps. But I want to have laser treatment only for upper arms. What would be the cost?
U can find out by-: -plastic surgeon or dermatologist & get a quote. They can give U a ball park estimate. ...Read more
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