Keratosis Pilaris Directory
Keratosis pilaris appears as small bumps, usually on the upper arms and thighs. The harmless condition is caused by a buildup of the protein keratin that can plug hair follicles. It may worsen during pregnancy, after childbirth, or during the dry winter months. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about keratosis pilaris, what it looks like, how it is treated, and much more.
Keratosis pilaris is a common, harmless skin condition that causes small, hard bumps on the upper arms, thighs, buttocks, and sometimes face.
Cysts, Lumps, Bumps, and Your Skin
There are a number of skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear. This article covers some of the most common ones.
Skin Cysts and Tumors
WebMD explains causes, symptoms, types, and treatment of skin cysts and tumors.
Treating Skin Rashes in Children
Rashes can be common in children. WebMD explains how to treat a rash and when to call the doctor.