Who is most at risk for keratosis pilaris?

Most people with keratosis pilaris have family members with the condition. People with other skin conditions, such as eczema, are more at risk for developing keratosis pilaris, too. Talk to your doctor if you think you might have keratosis pilaris.

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Young adults are most likely to develop keratosis polaris, however it can occur in anyone.

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