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Keratosis Pilaris: Widespread, But Harmless, It Affects Half The Population

November 14, 2010

Affecting more than half the world’s adult population, keratosis pilaris is a widespread skin disorder whose cause is unknown, but which looks like a permanent case of goosebumps. Keratosis pilaris is one of the most widespread forms of keratosis as 40 to 50 percent of the adult population suffers from the skin disorder. It also [...]

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November 7, 2010

Keratosis is a condition where there is an excessive production of keratin on the skin. This production can occur anywhere and for different reasons and because of that keratosis is further divided into smaller branches. One of these branches is known as pilaris keratosis.

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October 29, 2010

Skin conditions are so common these days that almost everyone is guaranteed to have one form or the other. What most people don’t know is that 80% of their skin conditions are caused by the sun. It is not only heat that reaches us from the sun. Other harmful rays known as Ultra Violet rays [...]

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October 17, 2010

Keratosis is a skin condition which develops as a result of excess keratin being produced. This results in hard crusty skin. Keratosis is not usually harmful but there are some forms of this skin condition that are premalignant and have chances of forming cancer. Keratosis has sub types some of which are solar keratosis, actinic [...]

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What is Epidermolytic keratosis?

September 13, 2010

Epidermolytic Keratosis is also referred to as bullous Congenital ichthyosiform. It is rare autosomal congenital infection of Keratosis  and it is common in new borns. The infection is followed by a lifetime skin disorder . Epidermolytic keratosis is divided into 2 classes and these are ; the type 1 keratins{ these are acidic in nature}, [...]

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Treatments For Keratosis

September 12, 2010

If you have too much keratin on your skin, you are vulnerable to keratosis. Keratin is the main component of human hair and nails. This is a factor to keratosis’ coarseness and bumpiness. Whatever kind of keratosis you have, there are many treatments available to cure them. But first you have to consult a dermatologist [...]

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How To Choose A Sunscreen For People With Age Spots And Dark Skin

September 11, 2010

Age spots and skin hyperpigmentation have a common factor, and that is sunlight. This is in a way that lingering exposure to the sun can aggravate the effects of age spots and pigmentation of the skin.   The absorption of excessive ultraviolet rays is a reason. The right amount of UV rays help in the [...]

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The Types Of Keratosis And Their Respective Treatments

September 10, 2010

Are you curious about that lesion on your skin? This extra thickening of keratin – a protein inherent in the skin – is commonly known as keratosis. In general, treatment is undertaken for the following reasons: to prevent its development into cancer or other malignant tumors; or in cases of benign keratosis, to eliminate discomfort [...]

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Treating Keratosis | The Good And The Bad Side Of Cryotherapy

September 9, 2010

There exists several treatment modalities for keratosis but the most famous is cryotherapy, which uses extremely low temperatures and which is also called cryosurgery. With an unoccupied doctor’s office, one can easily avail of this procedure ranked as the second-most commonly utilized skin-lesion-removing procedure as researches suggest. To help eliminate warts and keratosis, both undesirable [...]

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The Danger Signs Of Keratosis

September 5, 2010

The growth of keratin on the skin is basically called keratosis. The occurrence of this skin condition is normal for those who are always exposed to the sun. The use of tanning beds can also be pointed as the cause of keratosis for some cases. More specifically, keratosis may refer to its different types: actinic [...]

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