actinic keratosis

Treating Seborrheic Keratosis Warts

March 27, 2012

Seborrheic keratosis is a skin condition that can cause the appearance of wart-like skin growths. It is especially seen in people who are beyond the age of 40 years. Seborrheic keratosis is also prevalent in areas where people are subjected to a long period of exposure to the sun during normal days. Seborrheic keratosis sometimes [...]

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Do Seborrheic Keratosis Itch?

January 11, 2012

Seborrheic keratosis are skin infections that appear as lesions or bumps on the skin area that is mostly exposed to the sun’s rays. As much as the infection is as a result of the keratin outgrowths that develop on the skin surface the solar radiation is the primary cause of the skin infection. Seborrheic Keratosis [...]

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Seborrheic Keratosis Growth

November 19, 2011

The Seborrheic Keratosis growth is a swelling that appears on the skin with a wart-like appearance. This growth is mostly painless. However, in some cases the growth could turn itchy and painful. The term Seborrheic Keratosis growth is drawn from two words: seborrheic and keratosis with the former word meaning greasy and the latter meaning [...]

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Removing Seborrheic Keratosis

November 15, 2011

Removing Seborrheic Keratosis The beauty of the skin is very important to most people and it is believed to not only signify the outer beauty, but it is also a reflection of the inner personality. Skin conditions such as Keratoris interfere with this important function hence the obsession with finding ways of removing them. The [...]

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Types Of Keratosis

October 18, 2011

Keratosis is a skin disorder or tumor that is usually caused by the excessive thickening of keratin, a certain skin protein. While some forms of keratosis are harmless, others are harmful and could be precancerous. Therefore treatment of this skin disorder should be treated with the seriousness that it deserves for the following reasons: To [...]

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Actinic & Seborrheic Keratosis Treatments

September 1, 2011

Hyperkeratinization of skin is the main source of keratosis. Keratin is the main component of human hair and fingernail and toenails. When it is produced excessively, skin problems like keratosis can occur. Distinctive types have different symptoms and corresponding treatment. Actinic keratosis is also known as solar or senile keratosis. AK is said to be [...]

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Seborrheic Keratosis & Skin Cancer: What Are The Differences & Similarities?

January 17, 2011

Seborrheic keratosis develops only at the epidermal cells of the skin , however skin cancer is malignant and not benign like seborrhoeic keratosis and it grows in the epidermal layer of the skin. The similarities and differences between seborrheic keratosis and skin cancer can be compared on several grounds and such include; appearances, diagnosis, causes, [...]

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Can Seborrheic Keratosis Develop Into Skin Cancer?

January 13, 2011

Have you ever had a seborrheic keratosis? Did you ever fear what this lesion might be? Have you ever asked yourself whether it is a simple rash, a bite of an insect or a manifestation of other more menacing diseases? All you have to do is stop worrying and start gathering information about what your [...]

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The Differences Between Seborrheic Keratosis & Some Other Common Skin Conditions

December 28, 2010

Seborrheic keratosis is often confused with some common skin disorders such as moles, warts and actinic keratosis.  Seborrheic keratosis is also different from the malignant skin cancer keratosis. Comparing seborrheic keratosis with warts, you should know that warts are caused by some form of virus while seborrheic keratosis are not. Warts develop very rapidly and [...]

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Actinic Keratosis: Points The Way To Cancer

November 14, 2010

Estimates have put the number of people at risk from some form precancer from actinic keratosis as high as 10 million. How can  you tell if you are at risk? Here are some of the common risk factors that have been found to show the way to AK (Actinic Keratosis): Light Skin Fair Complexion Light [...]

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