How is keratosis pilaris (KP) prevented?

Updated: Aug 12, 2019
  • Author: Ally N Alai, MD, FAAD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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In patients with keratosis pilaris (KP), measures should be taken to prevent excessive skin dryness. Mild soaps and cleansers should be used. Frequent application of emollients is very beneficial.


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