Hey , i have some strange red "spots" ( i don't know how to name them ) on my arms. I have them for some time (3 years at least i think) . At first i tought it was a puberty disorder and it will pass , but now i begin to get worried. Can someone help me please ?
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replied June 26th, 2014
Found out that it's called Keratosis Pilaris , is there any cure ?
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replied June 29th, 2014
KP is extremely common. In fact I have it myself. It improves in summer and worsens in winter. I have gone through periods of complete remission but its back again now.

A skin smoothing body lotion containing Glycolic Acid or another topical exfoliant is best. Also avoiding dairy helps a lot.
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replied September 11th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
These lesions are consistent with keratosis pilaris. Its benign condition and doesnot require any treatment.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
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