Childhood Diseases

Posted by: sasha | 2012/01/27


keratosis pilaris

Hi! My 2 year old daughter has keratosis pilaris. Pls advise as to which soap, moisturiser &  sunblock to use to improve this condition. How often during the day should I moisturise? She has the pimples on her arms &  cheeks. Does this condition ever go away? Plsss help. Thank you very much.

Expert's Reply



I am afraid that this is rather difficult condition to treat.It will help to give your daughter a daily dose of vitamin C.
Moisturise twice daily with Epimax cream.Avoid alkaline soaps and bubble baths.She can use Dove soap.

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Posted by: sasha | 2012/01/30

Hi. Thanks for the advice. Over the weekend my daughter developed another rash. It doesn''t look like the usual kp rash she has on her arms &  cheeks. This rash is on her arms &  the pimples are bigger &  have a black dot in the centre. She has plus minus 5 pimples on each arm &  1 pimple on her left leg. Any idea what this could be? Plzzz help! Thanks.

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