What is Keratosis Pilaris?

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Keratosis Pilaris is a variant of eczema, it's usually genetic, it's red spiny bumps that you can see on the back of the arms prominently, you see on the back of buttocks and the backs of the thighs. It can be itchy sometimes, although most times it's not. You see it in almost half of adult Americans and it's one of those things that is treatable but it's not curable.

So what I tell my patients to use is a nubby brush part, pretty of moisturiser and trying to scrub your peak at it, use hydrating moisturizer and soaps, no toners back there, anything that's going to dry it out, and you can take about 1000 milligrams of Omega-3s a day, that can help to unease a lot of oily fishes like salmon, card that type of thing, those who are good as well.