Is Keratosis Pilaris Contagious?
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Is Keratosis Pilaris Contagious?

Dermatologists regularly field tough questions from their patients but ‘is keratosis pilaris contagious?‘ is not one of them. While seeing reddish bumps on someone’s arms may instil fear, there is no reason to be concerned. […]

What Does Keratosis Pilaris Look Like?
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What Does Keratosis Pilaris Look Like?

Do you suspect that you or someone you know might have chicken skin and find yourself asking, “what does keratosis pilaris look like?” Many people with keratosis pilaris are unaware that their skin condition has […]

Why Is Keratosis Pilaris Itchy?
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Why Is Keratosis Pilaris Itchy?

Why is keratosis pilaris itchy for some sufferers but not others? Unfortunately, there is no known reason why some people afflicted with KP are more susceptible to irritation. However, researchers have an understanding of what causes […]

Diseases that Cause Bumps On Skin
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KP And Other Diseases That Cause Bumps On Skin

Keratosis pilaris is not the only skin disorder that produces dry, reddish skin bumps. There are several other diseases that cause bumps on skin including Acne, Eczema, Folliculitis, Molluscum Contagiosum, and Psoriasis among many others. […]

How To Treat Keratosis Pilaris Scars
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How To Treat Keratosis Pilaris Scars

Compared to many other skin disorders, keratosis pilaris (KP) is a fairly mild condition characterized by patches of rough, dry skin with raised, reddish bumps. Although the symptoms themselves do not cause inflammation or scarring, […]

Keratosis Pilaris Homeopathic Treatment
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Keratosis Pilaris Homeopathic Treatment

While homeopathic remedies might not immediately spring to mind as a potential treatment for keratosis pilaris (KP), its benefits should not be underestimated. Keratosis pilaris homeopathic treatment can sometimes be the key to achieving long-term […]

Keratosis Pilaris And Pregnancy
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Keratosis Pilaris And Pregnancy

In regards to keratosis pilaris and pregnancy, women may find their KP symptoms worsening due to hormonal changes in their body. Both puberty and pregnancy have a way of aggravating KP symptoms, causing even greater […]

Keratosis Pilaris And Tattoos
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Keratosis Pilaris And Tattoos

It is important to carefully weigh the pros and cons of getting tattoos if you suffer from keratosis pilaris (KP). Keratosis pilaris and tattoos may not pose a problem, especially if the tattoo is placed […]

Why Is My Keratosis Pilaris Getting Worse
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Why Is My Keratosis Pilaris Getting Worse?

Despite efforts to curtail negative keratosis pilaris (KP) symptoms, you may experience your keratosis pilaris getting worse over time rather than improving. If this is the case, you need to step back and re-evaluate your […]

Cream for Keratosis Pilaris
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Cream For Keratosis Pilaris

While keratosis pilaris (KP) may not pose a threat to your health, it can cause discomfort and embarrassment due to its unsightly appearance. To date, there is no permanent cure for this skin condition. However, […]