Keratosis pilaris

What is Keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition that is manifested by the appearance of rough, slightly red, bumps on the skin.

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Is keratosis pilaris curable ?
I m a 25yr old woman suffering from keratosis pilaris since the last 8yrs on my upper arms and...

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Brief Answer:
It is treatable

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Yes keratosis pilaris is treatable.
Just apply a mixture of urea and salicylic acid cream.
You...

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For a few years now, I've had these red bumps under my armpits below where I shave. They're in the area where my bra rests under my arm. These...

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Hello the bumps in the armpits are due to excessive sweating.it can be cured by antibotics.antihistamine.absorb dusting powder in the morning and...

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Hello, I contain small red bumps on my skin and it's just there. But I have also been having prickly/itching symptoms on my skin that only occurs...

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Hello,
Thanks for the query,

Keratosis pilaris (KP) and itching while sweating are different things.

KP is due to blockadge og sebaceous duct and...

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