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Doctor insights on: Follicular Hyperkeratosis

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I am having acral hyperkeratosis. need help?

I am having acral hyperkeratosis. need help?

Steroids: Usually Corazon a corticosteroid cream will help see if physician or do it online telemedicine,consult ...Read more

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What is hyperkeratosis of nipple?

What is hyperkeratosis of nipple?

Hyperkeratosis: Hyperkeratosis is a thickening of the outer layer of the skin. This outer layer contains a tough, protective protein called keratin. This skin thickening is often part of the skin's normal protection against rubbing, pressure and other forms of local irritation. It causes calluses and corns on hands and feet. It can cause whitish areas inside the mouth. This process can also occur on the nipple. ...Read more

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What is a hyperkeratosis squamas lesion on the foot?

What is a hyperkeratosis squamas lesion on the foot?

Could be several: There are a few possibilities that usually are benign but always should be biopsied to be sure of diagnosis. Some hyperkeratosis squamous lesions include: molluscum contagiosum, plantar warts, seborrheic keratosis, actinic keratosis and squamous cell caricnoma to name a few. But again, they all should be monitored closely and biopsied at discretion of physician. ...Read more

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I just had a vaginal biopsy that says "Squamous mucosa with hyperkeratosis & focal changes suggestive of but not diagnosic for HPV effect. Meaning?

I just had a vaginal biopsy that says "Squamous mucosa with hyperkeratosis & focal changes suggestive of but not diagnosic for HPV effect. Meaning?

Need for HPV on PAP: First the good news is that no tumor was seen on biopsy. However, there is need to do a DNA test to detect HPV infection. You do not need a biopsy for that as the test can be done with a PAP smear. Please follow your doctor's advise for follow up tests. ...Read more

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Hi, My skin biopsy shows "hyperkeratosis and acanthosis of the epidermis and in dermis perivascular lymphocytic infitrate" will Ciclosporin help me?

Hi, My skin biopsy shows "hyperkeratosis and acanthosis of the epidermis and in dermis perivascular lymphocytic infitrate" will Ciclosporin help me?

Not specific enough: This sounds like a fairly benign pathologic description, so I doubt you would need cyclosporine, unless there is other information, or there has been no response to more benign therapies ...Read more

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Will I be able breast feed with hyperkeratosis?

Will I be able breast feed with hyperkeratosis?

Discuss with MD: Hyperkeratosis of the nipple and areola is a rare condition.Its characteristic properties are verrucous thickening and brownish discoloration of the nipples and areola. Usually seen in women in the second and third decade of life. The nipple is seldom affected alone.Lesions may become darker & more verrucous during pregnancy, making breast feeding impossible. ...Read more

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Hi, Can you please tell me what this means? it is from a throat biopsy of a smoker mild squamous dysplasia with hyperkeratosis and parakeratosis

Hi, Can you please tell me what this means? it is from a throat biopsy of a smoker
mild squamous dysplasia with hyperkeratosis and parakeratosis

Abnormal cells: it means cells of that area were abnormal and had excess amount of keratin ( a substance present in the cells during the process of maturation) This is not cancer but it may become cancer in future ...Read more

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Lichen simplex chronicus pathology was done in 2008 saying;biopsy of skin on chin show hyperkeratosis without fungal infestation, spongiotic changes of the epidermis and a superficial perivascular chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate composed of primari

This : This is very challenging without a clinical examination. This could be lichen simplex chronicus, prurigo nodularis, or other possibilities. Certainly i would get it looked at to be sure so i would recommend you see a dermatologist to further evaluate the area. There are many treatment options to helps these conditions. I hope that helps! ...Read more