Seborrheic Keratosis On Hands

July 12, 2011

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Seborrheic keratosis affects the covered and the uncovered parts of your body. With many assumptions and proposals put forward as to why the seborheic keratosis appears, research shows that the mostly affected parts of the body are hands. The Seborrheic Keratosis appear mostly on the back of the hand and at the joints. You will find many of these spots on your elbows. They are not painful and not harmful at all. However, this does not make people not to worry about them for they are uncomfortable.

They are embarrassing and you may be ashamed when greeting your friends when then they are on your hands. This is the reason why you really want to know on whether and how you can eliminate them from your hands. Then you are not lost. All the details will be given unto you.

Some of the ways you may apply to remove the spots from your hands include;

Cryotherapy- this is a medical method that involves the use of liquid Nitrogen. The liquid nitrogen is applied on the seborrheic keratosis and makes them freeze. The freezing helps to stop blood circulation to the spots hence with time they die and drop off. Another method you may prefer to use is a cutting of the spots from the skin at their base. You can use a pair of scissors or a blade to cut them off. You must make sure that the equipment you use is disinfected. The wound may bleed therefore you are advised not to do it on your own but at list have someone who can help you to stop the blood from oozing out.

You may also tie the base of the spot with a string or a thin thread tie it such that no blood will be flowing to the spot. With time the spot dries up and dies. You may wait for it to drop off or cut it off easily using a pair of scissors.

You may also burn the spots with an electrical current. The current dries the tissues of the spot and it may drop off in a week or two. It is not a risk method as it is also used in hospitals to treat the large spots.

There are many other ways to remove these skin growths but despite removing them, they still reappear again after some time. That is why it recommended that you should remain with them as they are harmless.

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