Patient Comments: Keratosis Pilaris - Affected Areas

Where on your body do you have keratosis pilaris? Have you found an effective treatment?

Comment from: Eleanor, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: October 18

I have KP (keratosis pilaris) on my legs and the backs of my arms, it's recently started to ebb into my bicep area. Anyway, one relatively effective treatment (if done either daily, every other day, or weekly, depending on the severity of the KP) is pumice, or a callous sander. I sand the bumps down gently and apply lotion or cocoa butter to the sanded area. My legs and arms will look reddish for an hour or so but it takes care of the bumps generally.

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Comment from: nicolle, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: October 28

Well I have an extremely rare coverage because it's pretty much everywhere on my body!

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