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Susan35
06-30-2009, 02:38 PM
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.

Ashma
07-02-2009, 02:51 AM
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.

Susan35
07-02-2009, 11:42 PM
oh never tried Extra Virgin Coconut Oil. thanks i'll give it a try.