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Keratosis Wart

May 4, 2012

A keratosis wart is a growth that occurs on the top layer of the skin. It is usually a dark shade of brown and it feels course to the touch. Some warts are fine and therefore are much paler in color while those that have been disturbed will be red-looking. This type of growth is [...]

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Hyperkeratosis Symptoms

April 26, 2012

Hyperkeratosis Symptoms is a rare inherited skin disease characterized by blistering, redness, scaling and thickening of the skin at birth. The outer layer contains tough protective protein called keratin. This thickening is always part of the skins protection against rubbing, pressure and other form of skin irritation. The causes of hyperkeratosis include: Chronic inflammation of [...]

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Keratosis Treatment | Beware Of Liquid Nitrogen

July 29, 2010

The use of cryogens or cryotherapy, curettage, laser therapy, electrocautery or surgical excision all aid in treating keratoses – the first being the most popular keratosis removal method. Studies reported that it is the second-most common procedure next to surgical procedures such as skin excision and it can easily be performed in the doctor’s office. [...]

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