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seborrheic keratosis scalp treatment

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

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Seborrhea Seborrhea: Seborrhea: ketonconazole 1percent cream https://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/seborrheic-dermatitis.html.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Excision: If worried about cosmetics consult a plastic surgeon. Usually a small scar and small bald area is expected.
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
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,you should: have normal skin.
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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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Seborrhoic keratosis: Treatment usually isn' t necessary. However, if lesion bleeds or becomes irritating you can have it removed through various methods including laser.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mcgee
49 years experience in 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Rauen
14 years experience in Ophthalmology
Barnacles: Barnacles or senile warts. These are benign.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience in 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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