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Chicken skin affects 1 in 3 people but there are remedies

Have lumps and bumps turned your skin to sandpaper? Does it look like chicken skin?  It could be Keratosis Pilaris. Dr Haran Sivapalan explains what it is and what can be done about it. Have you ever peered closely at the skin covering an uncooked chicken drumstick or thigh piece? It looks as if it’s covered with goosebumps, almost the opposite of the surface of a golf ball. Well, for about 1 in 3 people in the UK, areas of the skin take on a similar “chicken skin” appearance. These people are said to have keratosis pilaris – a relatively…