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Since keratosis pilaris is caused by a vitamin a deficiency, would eating food with vitamin a clear it?
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Dr. Nirupama Vemuri
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Not really
Pilaris is caused by building up of keratin.
You need local exfoliating agents, retin a, (tretinoin) steroids.

In brief: Not really
Pilaris is caused by building up of keratin.
You need local exfoliating agents, retin a, (tretinoin) steroids.
Dr. Nirupama Vemuri
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Keratosis pilaris
Keratosis pilaris (kp, also follicular keratosis or chicken skin is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition that is manifested by the appearance of rough slightly red in color, bumps on the skin.
It most often appears on the back and outer sides of the arm (though the forearm can also be affected), and can also occur on the thighs, hands, and tops of legs, sides, buttocks.

In brief: Keratosis pilaris
Keratosis pilaris (kp, also follicular keratosis or chicken skin is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition that is manifested by the appearance of rough slightly red in color, bumps on the skin.
It most often appears on the back and outer sides of the arm (though the forearm can also be affected), and can also occur on the thighs, hands, and tops of legs, sides, buttocks.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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