May 2010

Seborrheic Keratosis

May 27, 2010

Seborrheic Keratosis The condition of having growths on the skin surface that are wart-like and benign is called seborrheic keratosis. It is also known as barnacles, senile wart, senile keratosis, and seborrheic verruca. This benign skin growth begins in keratinocyte, which is the major constituent of the epidermis. As people age, seborrheic keratosis becomes more [...]

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Why Are There Skin Blemishes?

May 24, 2010

Skin blemishes are typical for some people due to a wide array of skin health factors. Factors that are responsible for the production of skin blemishes include stress, diet, genetics, pores that are clogged, excess oil on the skin, unfavorable weather, damage to the skin, and aging.

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How To Avoid Having Liver Spots

May 21, 2010

Liver spots are defined as blemishes that are situated on the surface of the skin linked to sun exposure. Its other names are solar lentigo, senile freckle, and lentigo senilis. Others call them old age spots. They have a flat surface and brown to black in color. They have nothing to do with liver or anything that is associated with the function of the liver.

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Actinic Keratosis Can Be Precancerous

May 17, 2010

Skin cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed of all cancers, exceeding even colorectal, prostate, breast, and lung cancer. It is dubbed as the most widespread cancer in the 20 – 39 age group of the entire population. There are many people who actually do not even know that actinic keratosis may potentially turn into squamous cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer, if left unattended. If lesions from actinic keratosis are untreated, they have a 20% risk of becoming cancerous.

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Actinic Keratosis And Its Implications

May 17, 2010

Actinic keratosis is a kind of premalignant condition that is identified by patches or bumps that are usually flat and raised, scaly, thick, or crusty. It can also be called solar keratosis and senile keratosis.

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Getting Rid of Those Unattractive Age Spots

May 17, 2010

Affecting the skin of people who are past the age of forty, age spots are distinctive brown patches of skin that can be aging.

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Where Do Age Spots Come From & Who Gets Age Spots?

May 17, 2010

Age spots are brown spots which appear on the skin as we age. They are not the direct result of age. Age spots come from skin damage caused by the sun.

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