Since keratosis pilaris is caused by a vitamin a deficiency, would eating food with vitamin a clear it?
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.
Will Vitamin A & E supplements (or cod liver oil) help keratosis pilaris? The bumps are barely raised but they cause hundreds of tiny dark spots!
Won't help. I have a couple of physician acquaintances who have this. Nothing works, and they simply don't let it bother them. Read more...