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How to Get Rid of Bumps on Your Arms

Also known as keratosis pilaris or “chicken skin.”

Q: What really works to get rid of keratosis pilaris (the bumpy skin on the backs of my arms)? — Liz

A: Liz, I've asked Dr. Paul Cohen, a Toronto-based dermatologist working with Aveeno, to answer your question. 

Dr. Cohen's Advice:

Keratosis pilaris, which is sometimes called "chicken skin," is something I see maybe 50 times a day. It's a ubiquitous problem. It's a variant of eczema, where the skin around the hair follicles becomes thick.