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how to remove seborrheic keratosis at home

A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Freezing.: The cold spray that's sold for treatment of warts - I think the name is Wartner, or something similar - will also work on SKs if they're not too big o ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Cryosurgery: When correctly diagnosed, no treatment is necessary. There is a small risk of localized infection caused by picking at the lesion. If a growth becomes ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mcgee
49 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Destruction: These can be scraped off the skin but will usually return. They can be inhibited sometimes with topical corticosteroids but most often they are remov ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually: pain is NOT a common result of surgical removal of this BENIGN lesion. I would suggest that the lentil size lesion may be a cosmetic issue and I would ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Excision: If worried about cosmetics consult a plastic surgeon. Usually a small scar and small bald area is expected.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Non-cancerous growth: Seborrheic keratosis is a noncancerous (benign) wart-like growth on the surface of the skin. It is common after age 40 and is of unknown cause, but it ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
28 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Benign growths: Seborrheic keratoses are waxy, wart-like lesions that grow on the skin of folks in their 50s and above. They rarely can become malignant. If they are ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Rauen
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Barnacles: Barnacles or senile warts. These are benign.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Seborrheic keratosis: Specific keratolytic agents can be used to bring this under control and along with personal hygiene can be very beneficial.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Sometimes yes: but be prepared for bleeding or scarring
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