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Discoloration on backs of upper arms, small rough raised bumps. What is the cure?

i generally have very good skin. BUT I have this embarasing discoloration on the backs of my upper arms only. it has small rough raised bumps, not like acne . It doesnt itch , burn , ect. Its just embarrasing help. Summer is coming and I am a very hot nature person that livess i tanks. I love the cold and it seems to flare if im sick, upset or extreme hot or cold!? Thank you for your time.
Asked On : Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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You are having keratosis pilaris. Take cap. Isotretinoin 10 mg daily till cure. Apply vitamin E containing cream twice day. Avoid soap bath. Eat carrot , papaya daily. I hope you may be alright. If you get dry lip , you stop cap. Ok.
Answered: Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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