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    Default Keratosis pilaris and eczema

    Hi i'm new to the forum. I have keratosis pilaris on my arm since my childhood. It didn't bother me that much but these last 1 year i developed eczema. I read many blogs which say Eczema and keratosis pilaris are related to each other. Is it true ? I'm now using Elidel but doesn't seems to improve at all. Please suggest me something.

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    Treatment of KP is focus on softening the keratin deposits in the skin and medications like retinoids and corticosteriods. But after you stop using,it again comes back. I have heard that applying Extra Virgin Coconut Oil might help for both of your KP and Eczema. Consult your dermatologist for further prescription.

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    oh never tried Extra Virgin Coconut Oil. thanks i'll give it a try.


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