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Red or white bumps on the back of the arms is a condition called keratosis pilaris, according to Keratosis pilaris is not acne. It is a genetic follicular skin condition...

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Keratosis pilaris

It most often appears on the back, outer sides of the upper arm (though the ... Keratosis pilaris results in small bumps on the skin that feel like rough sandpaper .

Bumps on the Back of Arms (Keratosis Pilaris): Body Care: Skincare ...

If you have little red bumps in patches on your upper arms, backside, or thighs that resemble chicken skin and occasionally itch, you probably have a genetic ...
Question: What Causes Red Bumps (Keratosis Pilaris) on the Backs of Arms? Are you plagued by red bumps (a.k.a. 'keratosis pilaris') on the backs of your arms? This can result in a thickening of the skin. Skip the acne creams, and apply one these topical treatments com... More »
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(Finally) Treat Those Annoying Back-of-the-Arm Bumps - Allure

Feb 20, 2015 ... Real talk: I've had bumpy arms for as long as I can remember. Despite having tried every treatment under the sun—really, I even tried the ...

Why the Skin on Your Arms Is Bumpy - WebMD

Apr 22, 2010 ... Got lots of little bumps on your arms? ... What Causes Shingles? ... Those little bumps are caused by a harmless -- and very common -- skin ...

How to Get Rid of Chicken Skin aka Keratosis Pilaris - YouBeauty

Jun 23, 2014 ... If you have tiny bumps called keratosis pilaris on your arms, never fear. We know how to get rid of these bumps and red spots — also called ...

Treating "Chicken Skin" Bumps: Keratosis Pilaris | The Dr. Oz Show

May 16, 2012 ... Chicken skin bumps – such a simple yet instantly identifiable ... texture are most frequently scattered along the upper arms and thighs. ... However, the cheeks, back and buttocks can all become involved at one time or another.

Raised Skin Bump: 31 Causes, Photos, & Treatments - Healthline

Sep 5, 2013 ... The most common causes of bumps are harmless and do not ..... on parts of the body that receive a lot of sun exposure (hands, arms, face, ...

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