How to Get Rid of Seborrhoeic Keratosis

October 23, 2011

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Removal of Seborrhoeic Keratosis is one of the major options that normally run through the mind of a young person either in middle age or an adult above 40 years. Most people who begin to contemplate treatment would love to restore the texture and beauty of their skin. They would not merely sit back and watch keratotic blemishes taking away their pride and self-esteem. A good number will visit their dermatologist to be given a guide on how they can manage or treat Seborrhoeic Keratosis. The lesions may appear painless and noncancerous but they can potentially disfigure or discolor an individual’s skin to such an extent that they become embarrassing. It can be more frustrating if such lesions are itchy.

For such people, they would rather bear the pain or cost of removal than endure the agony of embarrassment and scratching. There are numerous Seborrhoeic Keratosis methods that you can use to get rid of the blemishes on your face, hands, arms, legs and many other body parts. These growths can be frozen using liquid nitrogen and this process is called cryosurgery. The liquid nitrogen destroys the affected cells and once these cells are dead, the lump will fall off after several days. The disadvantage of this Seborrhoeic Keratosis treatment is that it is mainly suitable for small thick growths and not large ones and may cause scarring too.

Seborrhoeic Keratosis bumps can be removed through scraping as well because keratotic lesions rarely penetrate deeper into other layers of the skin. They mainly affect the skin’s top layer and this makes it easier and painless to scrape the warty lesions using a sharp surgical instrument known as a curette. Nevertheless, this has to be done carefully in order to prevent bleeding or interfering with other layers of the skin. Though this procedure appears easy to follow and carry out, ensure that it is done by an experienced professional. The other Seborrhoeic Keratosis treatment that should not be ignored is the electrocautery. It involves burning the growths with an electric current. It is one of the most effective procedures that can help remove all the Seborrhoeic Keratosis although the user has to do it with care lest he/she should cause very serious scarring or discolor the skin even more. Finally most people go for laser treatment without realizing that there are other safer and effective home Seborrhoeic Keratosis removers.

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