It is define as the condition in which there is dry rough, harmless skin patches formed on the skin of upper arms, thighs and lower body. They are usually harmless and doesn’t cause any pain.
Signs and symptoms of keratosis Pilaris included:
- Dry rough skin
- Skin bumps
- Sandpaper like bumps
- Painless tiny bump
The exact cause of keratosis pilaris is not known yet but it may be assumed that this bump occurred due to the accumulation of keratin which block the hair follicle due to which bump appeared.
There is no any specific diagnostic test for this condition. Your doctor will diagnosed it by looking at them.
They resolve on it’s own. This condition doesn’t required any specific treatment. Moisturizer and medicated creams will help to reduce the condition.
Lifestyle and Home Remedies
Following home remedies will help to prevent this skin bump:
- Avoid harsh exfoliating soap
- Use warm water
- Limit bath time
- Keep skin moisturized
- Avoid friction