Keratosis

What is Keratosis?

Any lesion on the epidermis marked by the presence of circumscribed overgrowths of the horny layer.

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hi,
I have a son, almost 3 year old. he seems to have "keratosis pilaris". His skin became like chicken skin with pinkish at some places and itchy...

doctor1 MD

Hello.

Thanks for your query.

Keratosis pilaris is a chronic condition and usually runs in families.

Oral Vitamin A and Topical Retinoic acid are...

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I m a 25yr old married woman suffering from keratosis pilaris since the last 8yrs on my upper arms.i ve tried all d possible medications bt still...

doctor1 MD

hi
keratosis pilaris is difficult to treat but not impossible.
u need to take treatment from dermatologist
it will take time but u need to stick...

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