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seborrheic keratosis homeopathic treatment

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience in Urology
Many options: The best news is that seborrhaic keratosis is a benign issue. Treatment depends on the lesion size. Alternatives include cryotherapy (freezing), exc ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
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See doctor again: Cryotherapy can take up to two weeks to work. If it hasn't you will need to see your doctor again to see if the original diagnosis was correct. If it ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience in Dermatology
Seb K's: Seborrheic Keratoses are benign growths that can grow on any skin surface, head to feet. They don't usually cause "hair loss" but can displace some ha ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,you should: have normal skin.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is often treated with topical exfoliants, topical retinoids or laser Therapy.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Keratosis pilaris: Certain types of Keratosis Pilaris respond well to laser treatment.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
45 years experience in Dermatology
Moisturize: Keratosis pilaris is an unusual presentation of dry skin. Treatment involves the use of specialized moisturizers that contain either urea or lactic a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
No: It is cosmetic in appearance and does not commonly itch.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Selenium: Shampoos containing selenium sulfide. You can get generic selenium sulfide shampoo at the pharmacy.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Control of symptoms: Keratosis pilaris treatments include topical exfoliants, topical retinoids or laser Therapy. I don't see diet listed as a treatment by Mayo Clinic. Se ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience in Addiction Medicine
See dermatologist.: Pityriasis rubra pilaris is a rare disorder and usually mistaken for psoriasis, the treatment depends on the presentation. It can occur as circumscri ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
10 years experience in Family Medicine
Maybe: Keratosis pilaris is an unrelenting condition that never goes away. Lasers don't actually work get rid of it. However, microdermabrasion, ipl, and f ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience in Dermatology
Scalp psoriasis: Daily shampooing with a good dandruff shampoo is helpful. There are prescription lotions containing corticosteroids which are also very helpful. If ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
No "cure": It is not a condition can be cured but can be under control. Dry skin and genetic link are the main causes of this condition. Dry skin can be an inher ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
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56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: The resident fungus (pityrosporum orbicularis) on most normal skin can cause seborrhea on some people. This fungus thrives on oil especially olive oi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Friedman
38 years experience in Dermatology
No: Shampoo daily with a dandruff shampoo such as neutrogena t gel shampoo.
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Keratosis Pilaris: Very common in children. Rough, pimple-like patches on the upper arms. Try otc amlactin lotion 2-3x per day on the arms. Do not use pumice stones or a ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
KP tx: There are some rx meds, but this condition is a skin type, not a disease. It is not cureable. I like the otc/beauty line by dermadoctor called kp du ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Seb Derm: A yeast (fungus) called malassezia. This fungus is one of the normal microscopic life forms that grow, along with certain bacteria, in your skin's oil ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
ANTIFUNGAL&STEROID C: You need to use anifungal shampoos if scalp is affected and skin rash you may need steroid cream with/without antifungal cream consult your dermatol ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Not curable: It's a genetic disease that's somewhat manageable. There are many approaches. Folks with something like this often do themselves a major favor, read u ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Selsun Blue is: Often effective in treating tinea/pityriasis versicolor, a low-grade skin fungus. Apply as directed. Wash clothes, bedding, bath linens to destroy fun ... Read More
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