Treating Keratosis Pilaris

by Skin SOS on April 14, 2012

Keratosis pilaris on the skin can affect your self confidence and it can make the skin look rather unsightly. It comes up more often as one grows older; its occurrence had also been discovered on the younger generation. The skin condition looks like rough bumps on the skin. Anyone having compromised immune system can also have the skin condition. It is possible to get rid of it at the hospital using laser or surgery. These methods are however expensive and an average Joe may not be able to afford it. Your health insurance does not cover for the treatment and this means you will have to bear the cost all alone. Anyone who can’t afford the hospital treatment of keratosis pilaris can always get the thing treated right at home. There are some simple home made treatment methods that can be applied on the skin condition successfully.

Try topical creams

There are some specially made topical creams that can be used for the treatment of keratosis pilaris at home. You can get the topical creams at any of the drug stores without any prescription. You only need to apply the topical cream to the surface of the skin condition and the thing will be taken care of in a matter of days. The topical creams will have bleaching effect on the keratosis pilaris and the spot will fade away. The affected skin area should be properly cleaned before the keratosis pilaris topical cream is applied. The skin surface should also be allowed to dry before applying the cream.

Hydrogen peroxide too can help

Hydrogen peroxide is also very effective against keratosis pilaris. You will need cotton ball to get this done. Dip the cotton ball into the hydrogen peroxide. Roll the soaked cotton ball all over the keratosis pilaris and you can expect complete removal of the spot within days after you must have started the treatment. The hydrogen peroxide can have burning effect on the skin. Because of this, it should be diluted before it is applied on the skin. About 5% concentration of hydrogen peroxide will be perfect to get the job done. Consistent application will also get your skin free within days.

Conclusion

In order to ensure that the hydrogen peroxide does not evaporate from the skin, it should be covered with band aid. The band aid will ensure that the solution remains on the skin until it helps to get the keratosis pilaris removed. Ensure that you replace the band aid on daily basis.

 

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