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Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is a very common harmless skin condition appearing as small, whitish bumps on the upper arms and thighs, especially of children and young adults. Individual lesions of keratosis pilaris begin when a hair follicle becomes plugged with keratin, a protein found in skin, hair, and nails. Who’s At Risk Keratosis pilaris can affect […]

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Picky Eating

Adapted (partially verbatim) from Am Fam Physician. 2015 Aug 15;92(4):274-278. Kids don’t need as much food as you think! One way children start to show their independence is by choosing what they want to eat. You should make meal times as pleasant as possible. The amount of calories and nutrition a child needs is less […]

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Eczema Home Treatment Plan

“The itch that rashes.” Managing the symptoms at home can seem can seem daunting, but patients can take control of this condition with changes to the daily routine and a stepwise approach when symptoms worsen. Prevention (do this every day, always): Apply moisturizer twice a day. Ointment – most effective, greasy, hard to apply. Won’t […]