1 doctor weighed in:

What is this rash like goosebumps all over my thighs?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is a very common genetic follicular disorder manifested by the appearance of rough bumps on the skin.
Primarily, it appears on the back and outer sides of the upper arms, but can also occur on thighs and buttocks or any body part except palms or soles. Treatment can be with sal acid or retin a (tretinoin).

In brief: Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is a very common genetic follicular disorder manifested by the appearance of rough bumps on the skin.
Primarily, it appears on the back and outer sides of the upper arms, but can also occur on thighs and buttocks or any body part except palms or soles. Treatment can be with sal acid or retin a (tretinoin).
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
12 years in practice
93K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors