keratosis skin conditions

Protect Your Children From Actinic Keratosis

June 19, 2011

Protecting Your Children From Actinic Keratosis: One in six people now suffer from sun expose also known as sunburn. Ultraviolet rays are hidden forms of radiation which enter into your skin and cause damage to your skin cells. Because a child’s skin is quite sensitive unlike an adult’s, it is very important that the child’s [...]

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Keratosis removal- Surgical incision to remove keratosis

August 19, 2010

There are several options available for the removal of Keratosis from the skin. They are characterized with crusty lump that appear on the skin, these outgrowths are dark brown crusts which may become very difficult to remove.  Surgical incision procedure is one of the most effective ways of removing Keratosis infections from the skin. Intractable [...]

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Keratosis- Lasers For Keratosis treatment

August 17, 2010

Keratosis is characterized by the thickening of the skin structure. Their shapes can range from small red bumps to some horn-like growth and many of them are quite harmless while the rest could be harmless , causing some burning sensations and itching that can result in more complications. Lasers can be used to remove the [...]

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What To Know About Keratosis

August 15, 2010

Hyperkeratinization on skin is the main cause of keratosis. Our hair and nails are mostly made up of keratin. Excessive quantity of this could be bad for the skin. There are many types of keratoses, each varying in nature and causes. Actinic Keratosis Actinic keratosis is also known as solar or senile keratosis. AK is [...]

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Porokeratosis and Methods of Treatment

August 12, 2010

Porokeratosis comes in several name variations known in the medical world. These include senile keratosis, senile warts, seborrheic verruca, barnacles, brown warts, and basal cell papilloma. As a clonal keratinization disorder, porokeratosis shows up as a cornoid lamella. A cornoid lamella is made up of parakeratotic cells that are stacked tightly to one another, and [...]

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Keratosis And Its Danger Signs

August 11, 2010

Keratosis is by and large defined as the growth of keratin on the skin. The occurrence of this skin condition is normal for those who are always exposed to the sun. Other than that, there are also cases wherein the cause of keratosis is the use of tanning beds. There are three kinds of keratosis [...]

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Does Seborrheic Keratosis Have The Capacity To Lead To Skin Cancer?

August 9, 2010

Have you ever had skin lesions? Did you ever worry about what this lesion might be? Did you ever contemplate that instead of being a rash or insect bite, it might eventually develop to a more threatening disease such as skin cancer? Well, instead of just sitting and worrying, start doing something about it. Since [...]

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Follicular and actinic keratosis

August 5, 2010

Follicular  keratosis ( keratosis pilaris) Keratosis pilaris is a very common skin disease which is caused by the excess growth of keratin. Keratin forms the outer layer of our skin and  if the cells grow unevenly or in form of clusters the extra keratin blocks or clogs the pores thus forming  red bumps on the [...]

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Treatment For Different Kinds Of Keratosis

July 29, 2010

The following is just a summary of the various types of keratosis treatment, given the topic’s broadness. To start off, let us discuss about the word keratosis. Individuals use this term to refer to an unusual growth of keratin that shows up on a person’s epidermis. As for keratin, it is the primary constituent of [...]

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Keratosis Treatment | Beware Of Liquid Nitrogen

July 27, 2010

There exists several treatment modalities for keratoses but the most notable is cryotherapy, which uses extremely low temperatures and which is also called cryosurgery. Studies reported that it is the second-most common procedure next to surgical procedures such as skin excision and it can easily be performed in the doctor’s office.

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