Actinic Keratoses

Actinic Keratoses are scaly or crusty growth that arises on the skin surface due to repeated and prolonged sun exposure. Actinic keratoses are pre- cancerous, not skin cancers. Some may disappear on their own accord, but others may progress to skin cancer therefore treating Actinic Keratoses is recommended.

Treatment Options: Actinic keratosis may be destroyed by many techniques such as: freezing, topical medication, laser, PDT or surgical removal. The most side effects are burning, redness, scaly or blistering.

Other Common Conditions

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