Seborrheic Keratosis Causes And Treatments

March 25, 2012

Seborrheic keratosis is a non-cancerous skin growth that has its root cause in cells of the skin known as keratinocytes. The cells make up approximately 95% of the outer layer of the skin. Seborrheic keratosis is more prevalent among older people. A seborrheic keratosis growth may be significantly different from others. The shapes of the [...]

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Removing Seborrheic Keratoses

March 23, 2012

Seborrheic keratosis is a skin condition that causes wart-like skin growths. The growths vary a lot in color from a yellowish color to grey to shades of red. The growths also vary in depth and can be flat or slightly raised. The growths occur mostly in people who are beyond the age of 40. There [...]

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Hyperkeratotic Seborrheic Keratosis

March 21, 2012

Keratosis is a group of medical conditions that affect the skin. There are many types of keratosis but the type that will be discussed here is known as hyperkeratotic seborrheic keratosis. This condition has several other names including: keratosis Alba, stucco keratosis, digitate seborrheic keratosis, verrucous seborrheic keratosis, and serrated seborrheic keratosis. The condition causes [...]

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Surgical Removal Of Seborrheic Keratosis

March 6, 2012

Seborrheic keratosis is a rather common skin condition. It is associated with the accumulation of keratin on the skin. Once keratin accumulates on the skin, it will lead to the development of a warts-like growth. Those who have less melanin on their skin tend to be more susceptible to the development of seborrheic keratosis. It [...]

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August 5, 2010

Keratin is a fibrous protein. It is the basic material that makes up the outer layer of human skin. It is also  the key structural component of  hair ,nails and teeth . It is strong and unique member of protein family.

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Keratosis Treatment At A Glance

July 29, 2010

Dealing with such an extensive subject such as keratosis treatment, this article will only provide you a concise overview of the many forms of keratosis treatment. Prior to anything else, let us first determine what is keratosis. It commonly refers to the abnormal growth of keratin on one’s epidermis. Keratin is the main organic constituent [...]

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Treating Keratosis | The Good And The Bad Side Of Cryotherapy

July 27, 2010

The use of cryogens or cryotherapy, curettage, laser therapy, electrocautery or surgical excision all aid in treating keratoses – the first being the most popular. With an available doctor’s office, one can easily avail of this procedure ranked as the second-most commonly implemented skin-lesion-removing procedure as researches suggest.

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Surgical Removal Of Keratosis

July 26, 2010

Keratin does not grow on skin, and once it does, it could be keratosis. Human fingernails, toenails and hair are mostly fabricated of keratin. If ever keratin grows into the skin, it could cause solidification, lumps and wart like skin growth. Keratoses may come in many forms according to their source, actinic or solar keratosis, [...]

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Surgical Removal Of Keratosis

July 23, 2010

Keratin does not grow on skin, and once it does, it could be keratosis. Actually, keratin is the main part of hair, toe nails and fingernails. But if it grows on skin, it could cause thickness, lumping and wart like growths. There are several types of keratoses, actinic keratosis, pilaric keratosis, hydrocarbon keratosis and seborrheic [...]

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Treatments For Keratosis

July 19, 2010

Keratosis is caused by over production of keratin. Our hair and nails is made up of keratin. This is what causes some types of keratosis to be rough, and bumpy. The good news is there are various treatments for any type of keratosis. The first move of course is medical consultation and diagnosis. Treatments for [...]

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