Actinic Keratosis

Ag3derm is not suitable for the treatment of Actinic Keratosis, these articles are for information only. Actinic Keratosis should always be treated by a doctor.

Home Treatment Of Actinic Keratoses

April 17, 2012

If you notice a spot on your skin that looks red, feels rough & will not heal, what you are suffering from may well be actinic keratoses. This particular skin condition can also be referred to as solar keratosis.

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Actinic Keratosis Spots

February 6, 2012

Actinic Keratosis Spots Actinic keratosis is a skin condition that affects mainly light skinned people at the age of forty and above. This condition can also affect other people who expose their bodies to the sun. For instance, some people have actinic keratosis on their left side because of exposed sunlight while driving. This condition [...]

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Seborrheic Keratosis & Actinic Keratosis: What’s The Difference?

July 18, 2011

Seborrheic Keratosis & Actinic Keratosis: What’s The Difference? Seborrheic Keratosis is a harmless skin growth that grows on the epidermis layer of the skin, whereas actinic keratosis refers to a dangerous malignant growth that develops in the skin. Actinic keratosis is referred to by dermatologists as “pre-cancerous” because of its tendency to develop into skin [...]

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Treatment For Actinic Keratosis

February 28, 2011

Treatment For Actinic Keratosis Actinic keratosis is considered to be the most common precancerous skin disease. This occurs all over the world, depending on the location and the type of skin the person has. Actinic keratosis develops in a lot of Caucasians because of their fair skin type. The rate is higher with men because [...]

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Actinic Keratosis & Sun Damage

February 10, 2011

There are many skin conditions that exist as a result of of over exposure to the sun. Some of them may be harmless such as age spots, liver spots or pigmentation while others may need medical attention immediately. One such skin condition is keratosis. This condition comes about after keratin production has been triggered to increase by one cause or the other. This causes the skin to become hard and rough. Keratosis appears in many forms and one of them is actinic keratosis.

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Actinic Keratosis Treatment

February 7, 2011

Too much exposure to the sun can cause actinic keratosis which leads to skin cancer. This is a fact that should not be ignored although a good number of people have taken this for granted because they think that it has not harmed them at all. Skin diseases do not appear right away after you have exposed yourself outside without proper skin protection for a day. They slowly appear on the skin, unnoticeable. The symptoms for the first stages of actinic keratosis often start from itchiness. They are ignored not only because the symptoms are like that of a mosquito bite but they are really unnoticeable when one looks at them in the mirror. This is because some of them have the same color of the skin that only by touching them one will think that there is something different with their skin.

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Diclofenac Sodium To Treat Actinic Keratosis

January 20, 2011

Diclofenac can be described as a non-inflammatory, and non steroidal drug which can be used in stopping and destroying a growing lesion on the skin. This drug is often administered on a patient for a period of between 60-90 days . It is an hepatic drug with no active metabolites. Diclofenac acts in so many ways to treat actinic keratosis and such include; anti-inflammatory and analgesic {it relieves pains associated with arthritis and some skin infection treatments}.

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Actinic Keratosis – Is It Something To Worry About?

January 5, 2011

Actinic Keratosis is also known as solar keratosis and is usually a condition that one suffers by getting too overexposed to the harmful ultraviolet radiation of the sun. Its characteristics are dry skin that occurs or forms in patches that are not uniform, with these areas being either colored or discolored and such areas can further become solid like warts or growths with horn like structures.

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Actinic Keratosis Treatment – Cryosurgery

October 29, 2010

Actinic Keratosis Treatment – Cryosurgery Cryosurgery is one of the best surgical treatments for actinic keratosis. This surgical methods involve the use of freezing Nitrogen to destroy and remove keratosis growth on the skin. It is applied under extremely low temperature and it is quite fast , which means an individual do not have to [...]

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Actinic Keratosis & Your Skin

October 8, 2010

Actinic Keratosis & Your Skin Our skin is the largest organ of our body and performs many important functions. As it is, needless to say, the skin should be kept in good health and condition. There are many forms of skin conditions with various causes. The main cause of most skin problems is the exposure [...]

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