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What exactly is incidental benign verrucous keratosis?

What exactly is incidental benign verrucous keratosis?

Benign thickening: This would be pathology report for thickened of skin with no underlying pathology. The skin is thickened with changes seen in a wart with no evidence of an underlying wart. Peeling creams such as urea could help. The area could be cosmetically improved by electric planing. Discuss with doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Keratosis (Definition)

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What causes keratosis pilaris?

What causes keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris: It is an autosomal dominant inherited condition related to another condition called atopy. Basically, it is inherited. ...Read more

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What is keratosis pilaris caused by?

What is keratosis pilaris caused by?

Genetic condition: Keratosis pilaris (follicular keratosis) is a common, genetic follicular condition that causes rough bumps on the skin. It most often appears on the back and outer sides of the upper arms (lower arms can also be affected); also occur on the thighs, hands, and tops of legs, flanks, buttocks, or any body part except the palms or soles of feet. ...Read more

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Is seborherric keratosis caused by sun damage as well as aging?

Probably: BOTH...but mostly aging of the skin...and "weathering" Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Does keratosis pilaris also cause redness of the area effected by it. How do I treat that.

Keratosis Pilaris: Read these facts about kp==>http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002433/. A slight pinkish color is typical, but the area shouldn't be bright red like a rash. The article describes some common treatments and the long term prognosis. ...Read more

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I have keratosis palarious. This causes severe itching like lymphoma would right?

I have keratosis palarious. This causes severe itching like lymphoma would right?

Hyperkeratosis pilar: This is an hereditary condition of the skin with extremely dry skin, obstruction of hair follicles, overgrowth of the follicles and often redness. The skin feels prickly with small (1 mm) red bumps around the follicles. The basic treatment is lots of moisturizer. This rash occurs all over the body but mainly on the extremities. Lymphoma is associated with itch mostly, and the rash is different. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of the bumps caused by keratosis palaris or at least make it reduced?

What is the best way to get rid of the bumps caused by keratosis palaris or at least make it reduced?

Vitamin A daily: Protopic ointment nightly and vitamin a orally 10, 000 iu daily for 3 months will help alot. ...Read more