hello, im neal schultz pause and welcome to DermTV. If I told you that Im going to help you understand and treat your keratosis pilaris, youd say, Whats he talking about? But if I told you thats a fancy medical term for chicken skin, which is that rough, itchy.
Skin that occurs on the top and outer parts of some peoples arms and also on the front of their thighs, then it might ring a bell. Its particularly common in teenagers and young adults, and it itches but, more importantly, it looks really funny, because you have all these little white studded bumps on your skin with pink skin in between. Its not dangerous but It certainly looks funny and doesnt feel good. This is another situation.
Where exfoliants to the rescue, because these hard little bumps represent overgrowths of dead cells on the top of the hair follicle. All you have to do is literally dissolve them away with a chemical exfoliant, whichever one you use for your face, you can use on your arms wherever you have your chicken skin, and use it twice a day, and it will result over a period of three or four weeks of a thinning and flattening of those bumps. The.