Natural Ways of Removing Keratosis

May 7, 2010

in Blog

Keratosis is also known as solar keratosis, keratosis pilaris and actinic keratosis. The spots are red in color and covered with a white and yellow skin crust. Additional keratosis can develop such as cutaneous horns, which protrude from the face and resemble a horny type projection.

Keratosis is most commonly caused by excess sun exposure and one natural way to avoid keratosis is to avoid excess sun exposure. Fair skinned individuals are more susceptible to keratosis. There are natural ways to remove keratosis however surgical treatment may be required.

Keratosis spots can become larger if left untreated. It is best to treat keratosis spots naturally as early as possible. The longer you wait to treat the spots the more resistant to natural treatments they will become and the larger they will grow. These spots are considered to be precancerous and have a 5% to 10% chance of developing into melanoma or another form of skin cancer.

There are natural serums available which are used to treat various types of keratosis including keratosis pilaris. This type of keratosis involves inflamed skin which appears like goosebumps. This condition can be uncomfortable and unattractive and is most commonly found on the upper arms, buttocks and thighs. There are several forms of keratosis including solar keratosis and cutaneous horns, which may appear slightly different in appearance and there are some natural serums that are recommended to clear the spots up.

Natural treatments suggested for keratosis Solaris include apple cider vinegar treatments. These treatments may cause the area to become less dry and may diminish the keratosis spot. There are some gel serums that are created from a snail that are said to have some benefits in naturally removing keratosis. Other natural creams, which are sometimes found to be beneficial for keratosis treatment, include the active ingredient Solasodine Glycosides, which is found in eggplant, aubergine and the plant extract known as the Devils Apple.

These natural solutions may effectively eliminate keratosis spots. Keratosis spots are most commonly caused by excess sun exposure and they are precancerous skin conditions. A natural means of removing keratosis should be used as early as possible in order to eliminate the condition completely. If the natural treatments are not successful in completely removing the unsightly and comfortable red blotches than a surgical procedure may be required.

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