Common keratosis pilaris outbreaks

Most commonly, keratosis pilaris shows up on people’s upper arms, although it can potentially break out anywhere on the body except for the balls of the feet and palms of the hands.

Some other common locations are on the lower arms, thighs and knees, buttocks, chest and on the face. The location of the affected skin varies greatly from patient to patient, but the actual locations are often times inherited from the patient’s parents or grandparents.

keratosis pilaris of the arms A common case of keratosis pilaris on the arms.

Outbreaks can normally happen at any time, however, there are a few factors that will cause KP outbreaks to be more frequent or get worse. Some of the most typical conditions are dry skin, cold weather, sweat and hormonal changes in the person’s body (Such as pregnancy or puberty).

keratosis pilaris on the chest A man with large bumps and discolorations on his chest.

If you’ve suffered from any of the above listed common KP outbreaks or symptoms, you can at least rest assured that you do not have a more advanced or sever case of KP. You, like forty percent of all adults, have an average case of keratosis pilaris.

Recently, an all natural treatment for keratosis pilaris has been getting a lot of national media attention. Many people are attributing their being KP free to this new system, which uses commonly available ingredients that can be bought at any grocery store. You can learn more about it here.