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What can be done for severe seborrheic keratosis?

Seborrheic keratosis. Specific keratolytic agents can be used to bring this under control and along with personal hygiene can be very beneficial. Read more...

What are some ways to remove seborrheic keratosis?

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 excessively itchy or is irritated by clothing or jewelry, it can be removed by cryosurgery (the application of extreme cold to destroy abnormal or diseased tissue). Read more...

What is the definition or description of: seborrheic keratosis?

Brown warty bumps. Common harmless growths that can appear anywhere on the skin, primarily in older adults. Usually a tan to dark brown color with a warty surface, may be small to very large, sometimes itch, but are generally of only cosmetic concern and are not contagious. Read more...

Does it take a few months for multiple seborrheic keratosis lesions to appear?

It may. Usually seborrheic keratoses appear over time and in an older population. If it is over a short period of time it may be something else but can be SK. If they look warty or 'stuck on' then that may be SK-but it could also be warts. If you are unsure see your doctor. Read more...