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pigmented solar keratosis

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Bowenoid?: I assume you meant "bowenoid" type. Active keratosis are considered "precancers". Over time they can turn into squamous cell carcinoma, a slow growing ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
5fu, (fluorouracil)cryo, electrosur: This can be treated by 5fu, (fluorouracil) shoal raze or picaro creams. This can also be treated with cryoosurgy, electric needle, or phtodynamic ther ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Paolillo
55 years experience in Ophthalmology
Ultraviolet damage : Thickened and perhaps slightly pigmented skin with ultraviolet damage in high sun exposure skin. Usually benign but deserves watching.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
23 years experience in Dermatology
Solar keratosis: The growths are sun-induced (hence "solar") and are pre-cancerous in nature. They tend to be red, flaky, sometimes tender, in sun-exposed areas of th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
30 years experience in Pathology
Keratosis: Benign neoplasia of squamous skin cells, usually do to prolonged sun exposure. Nothing, if that diagnosis is correct. Squamous cell carcinoma can l ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Sun damage: These are early precancerous changes with s attired abnormal cells visible on biopsy. This is easily treatable with liquid nitrogen, electric needle o ... Read More
A 92-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Need to see Derm: Since there was a previous solar keratosis there it need to be checked. These are actinic keratoses and they are precancers. Dermatology needs to c ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Healing: Healing after an excision or other treatment on your skin can take several weeks. Keep the area clean and covered /protected from sunshine. Visit your ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience in Dermatology
KP: Generally redness associated with keratosis pilaris will improve in the warmer months . Moisturizing creams and sunscreen as well as retin a (tretino ... Read More
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A 75-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayyaz Shah
26 years experience in Dermatology
Lichenoid Keratosis: Assuming this is a biopsy proven Lichenoid Keratosis, it is a benign lesion. Treatment options include Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen, electrosurger ... Read More
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