keratosis pilaris

Cream For Treating Keratosis

March 21, 2012

Keratosis refers to a group of skin conditions that affect many people all over the world. The causes of this condition are many and varied. Keratosis may be caused by: genetic conditions, exposure to irritants such as cigarette smoke, exposure to ultraviolet light, and many others. There are several types of this condition including: actinic [...]

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Keratosis Treatments On YouTube

February 7, 2012

Various methods of treatment have been posted on you tube as means of treating the different types of keratosis. These methods include the following: The treatment of Keratosis Pilaris by means of raw Foods. This treatment method was achieved through getting some sun on the skin daily as the sun rays does tremendously assist those [...]

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Keratosis Treatment – Important Things To Do

February 5, 2012

As a skin condition, Keratosis pilaris presents itself mostly on thighs and buttocks. Even so, it might appear anywhere lacking glabrous skin, such as on foot soles or palms of hands. Keratosis Pilaris is a common ailment affecting roughly 40% of adult population. Some of its patients might not be aware they suffer from it, [...]

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Solar Keratosis Treatments

January 29, 2012

Solar or actinic keratosis are scaly, rough spots which occur on skin damaged by sunlight. These are distinct from other keratosis forms, such as porokeratosis, keratosis pilaris and sebhorrheic keratosis. Solar keratoses are due to abnormal development of skin cells exposed to ultraviolet radiation. They are known as precursors to cancer development. Even though solar [...]

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Keratosis On The Scalp

January 25, 2012

Keratosis is a skin disease whose main characteristic is in the overgrowth of keratinous tissue, which appears to be horny. Keratosis exists in a variety of types that are  categorized by different degrees of severity. These include keratosis pilaris, actinic keratosis, seborrheic keratosis, keratosis follicularis and hyperkeratosis. Actinic keratosis is the most prevalent condition affecting [...]

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Treating Keratosis In The Young

January 22, 2012

A benign ailment, Keratosis pilaris is quite rampant amongst young adults and children, appearing as whitish small bumps on their thighs and upper arms. Individual lesions may arise if a hair follicle gets plugged with keratin present on nails, hair and skin. Risk Groups Though more prevalent in females, effects of keratosis pilaris are generally [...]

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Top Ten Keratosis Treatments

January 20, 2012

Actinic Keratosis occurs when abnormal cells get confined to the top layer of skin (epidermis). Keratoses of actinic nature will develop in areas of skin such as ears, hands, arms, face and scalp, which are exposed to the sun. They are both red and scaly patches that are rough to touch. Abbreviated as KP, Kelatoris [...]

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What Does Keratosis Look Like?

January 15, 2012

Keratosis Pilaris In typical fashion, Keratosis Pilaris (KP) patients will present with a scattered rash, which is also patchy, often consisting of minute tan or red bumps. Oftentimes, there are around 10 to 100 of such bumps that are slightly rough and which spread across a single area. The region affected may exhibit a fine [...]

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Different Types Of Keratosis

December 18, 2011

Different people can be suffering from keratosis and each of them will have different signs and symptoms. This gives an indication that there can be different types of the skin problem. It is also an indication that the treatment method utilized by one person may end up being different from what another person will be [...]

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Keratosis Types

October 18, 2011

Keratosis is a general reference to several skin conditions which involve lesions being formed on the skin. There are many causes of keratosis and most of them are preventable. Some forms of keratosis are simply hereditary and are therefore completely unavoidable. These hereditary forms of keratosis mostly go away when the person is older.  There [...]

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