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I was diagnosed with keratosis palarious (kp) and was told their was nothing I could do for it is this true?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Keratosis pilaris

Therapeutic options for keratosis pilaris include Lactic Acid lotions (amlactin, lac-hydrin), Alpha hydroxy acid lotions (glytone, glycolic body lotions, urea cream (carmol 10, carmol 20, carmol 40, urix 40), salicylic acid (salex lotion), and topical steroid creams (triamcinolone 0.
1%, Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lipocream), retinoic acid products such as tretinoin (retin-a), tazarotene (tazorac) and differin.

In brief: Keratosis pilaris

Therapeutic options for keratosis pilaris include Lactic Acid lotions (amlactin, lac-hydrin), Alpha hydroxy acid lotions (glytone, glycolic body lotions, urea cream (carmol 10, carmol 20, carmol 40, urix 40), salicylic acid (salex lotion), and topical steroid creams (triamcinolone 0.
1%, Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lipocream), retinoic acid products such as tretinoin (retin-a), tazarotene (tazorac) and differin.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Urea, tretinoin

Topical creams that can help are peeling creams such as urea, lac hydrin and testimony.
Essential fatty acids and zinc can help from inside to make it less noticeable.

In brief: Urea, tretinoin

Topical creams that can help are peeling creams such as urea, lac hydrin and testimony.
Essential fatty acids and zinc can help from inside to make it less noticeable.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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In brief: Plenty to do

There are many options, including lotions( aha), creams(retin-a) and manual treatments such as dermabrasion.

In brief: Plenty to do

There are many options, including lotions( aha), creams(retin-a) and manual treatments such as dermabrasion.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dr. Christopher Moeller
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