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What over-the-counter treat keratosis pilaris?

What over-the-counter treat keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis Pilaris: Very common in children. Rough, pimple-like patches on the upper arms. Try otc amlactin lotion 2-3x per day on the arms. Do not use pumice stones or any strong exfoliators. Let the amlactin go to work and give it at least 4 weeks before u call it a failure. ...Read more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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What work best to treat keratosis pilaris?

What work best to treat keratosis pilaris?

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 can you do to treat keratosis pilaris?

Caused by sinusitis!: 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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Does keratosis pilaris also cause redness of the area effected by it. How do I treat that.

Keratosis Pilaris: Read these facts about kp==>http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002433/. A slight pinkish color is typical, but the area shouldn't be bright red like a rash. The article describes some common treatments and the long term prognosis. ...Read more

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How to treat keratosis pilaris and ensure the pimples are gone permanently?

How to treat keratosis pilaris and ensure the pimples are gone permanently?

Out of luck...: Keratosis pilaris is not pimples but is something else, fortunately not serious. There is no cure but this condition often gets better and worse on its own and even varies with the weather. Using a good moisturizer and avoiding drying soaps can help. A special type of moisturizer called a keratolytic can be especially helpful. ...Read more

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How is keratosis pilaris treated?

Link to article: http://www.medicinenet.com/keratosis_pilaris/article.htm.

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How can I treat keratosis pilaris?

Amlactin: Keratosis pilaris is plugging of hair follicles, typically on the upper arms and thighs. It is thought to be in the spectrum of atopic dermatitis (or eczema). The roughness can be reduced temporarily by amlactin lotion, which contains 12% lactic acid. Unfortunately, there is no cure. ...Read more

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Best way to treat keratosis pilaris?

Best way to treat keratosis pilaris?

Lotions & time: Kp runs in families and people affected tend to have dryness of their skin and often have an underlying tendency towards eczema. It usually is worse in the winter and tends to clear in the summer months. The condition is benign but bothersome. Various types of moisturizing lotion and creams may help as well as exfoliation treatments. ...Read more

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How can you treat keratosis pilaris?

Sinusitis!: 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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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 do I treat my keratosis pilaris ?

KERATOSIS PILARIS: ALSO KNOWN AS "RED, BUMPY DISEASE." ALOE VERA GEL MIGHT WORK FOR YOU; IF NOT, TRY THE OTC AMLACTIN LOTIONS (NO FINANCIAL INTEREST). IF NO BETTER, SEE A DERMATOLOGIST . . . ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my keratosis pilaris quickly and naturally?

What can I do to treat my keratosis pilaris quickly and naturally?

Lubricate+exfoliate: Otherwise known as orange peel skin, these tend to do better in the summer, when there is more sun exposure. Make sure to lubricate and exfoliate. ...Read more

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Keratosis pilaris - what is te best OTC option with greatest proven effectiveness?

Keratosis Pilaris: Derived from vitamin A, retinoids work by promoting cell turnover and preventing the plugging of the hair follicle. Retinoids may be an effective treatment, but they can cause bothersome skin irritations, such as severe dryness, redness and peeling. ...Read more

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How to treat keratosis pilaris on legs?

Keratosis pilaris: See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/keratosis-pilaris/basics/definition/con-20025750

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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