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Forum Name: Dermatology Topics
|dai - Thu Nov 19, 2009 8:02 am|
hi > my age is 21 and i have a problem that on my buttocks there are tiny kind like goose bumps... and they never go....though they are not pimples...ive heard it is calld (Keratosis Pilaris)... is there any solution for making the skin smooth... and anyway to get rid of that uneven skin... please answer my question and give the best solution
|Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:27 am|
Hello,Keratosis pilaris is a genetic condition which starts in early child hood and slowly subsides after the age of 20.Application of mild keratolytics help.More common is phrynoderma due to vitaminA deficiency and fatty acids.You need to improve your nutrition and take foods rich in Bcarotene like coloured fruirs like pappaya.Carrots,mangos,liver,brocolli are all rich sources of vitA.Ok?
|dai - Wed Nov 25, 2009 2:59 pm|
thanks alot for your suggestion... but am i referin to the right disease... are these prominent goose bumps which never go keratosis pilaris?
|Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Sat Dec 05, 2009 11:08 pm|
Hello,It is indeed keratopilaris,may reduce, but remains.
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