actinic keratosis

What Causes Hyperkeratosis?

May 4, 2012

What Causes Hyperkeratosis? The body is predisposed to protect itself against many forms of perils. For instance, incessant rubbing, irritation, pressure, infection and friction of the skin results in Hyperkeratosis. Hyperkeratosis is a condition that is characterized by the thickening of the outer skin as a way of protecting the inner skin tissue from harm. […]

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Hyperkeratotic Actinic Keratosis

November 2, 2011

Actinic keratosis, a type of hyperkeratosis is a skin disorder that can be experienced when the skin is exposure to excessive sunlight.  It makes the skin look rough wherever it is located.  It is red and uneven spot with scales.  It can look terrible on people.  People with actinic keratosis should remove it to give […]

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Hyperkeratosis And Lemon Juice

August 24, 2011

Lemon juice is a wonderful natural product that can be beneficial in assisting you to overcome hyperkeratosis. Hyperkeratosis manifests in a range of conditions. You may suffer from corns and calluses on your feet, hardened and darkened skin on areas of the body which are subject to friction such as the elbow, knees and soles […]

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Danger Signs Of Hyperkeratosis

August 3, 2011

If there is one thing that is certain about hyperkeratosis  it is that it a contradiction in terms. It can be easy to see in some areas, yet it is hard to see in other areas, so what are some of the warning signs? First and foremost, you must take an inventory of your body […]

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Will My Children Get Hyperkeratosis?

June 2, 2011

Hyperkeratosis is a skin disorder where the skin is thickened due to over production of keratin. This is usually the skin’s defensive mechanism against irritation and pressure. Friction also causes this defense mechanism and the skin produces more keratin to counter the effect of friction. Hyper keratosis is known to affect areas of the body […]

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How To Prevent Hyperkeratosis

May 12, 2011

Hyperkeratosis is a skin condition is where the skin is thickened at the outer layer. This occurs when the body produces a lot of keratin as a defense mechanism against irritation, infection and chronic inflammation. There are different types of hyperkeratosis. There are corns and calluses, lichen planus, warts, actinic keratosis and seborrheic keratosis. Hyperkeratosis […]

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How To Treat Hyperkeratosis

March 28, 2011

Hyperkeratosis is a condition in which the skin thickens as a result of constant friction and it is more a defensive mechanism than a condition. There is an excessive production of keratin thus causing the thickening of the skin. There are a few different forms of hyperkeratosis, some worse than others from small bumps on […]

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Hyper Keratosis

March 21, 2011

What Is Hyper Keratosis? The outer layer of human skin contains a tough protein called keratin. This keratin serves to protect the skin against irritation, rubbing, or pressure.  The excess thickening of the outer layer of the skin that contains keratin is what we call hyper keratosis. There are different types of hyper keratosis. These […]

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How To Stop Actinic Keratosis Getting Worse

March 11, 2011

Actinic keratosis is a premalignant condition of the skin as characterized by its being scaly, crusty, and thick. If your skin is fair-colored or if you are regularly exposed to the sun, there is a high likelihood that you will have this skin condition. Actinic keratosis, when left untreated, can lead to being worsened in […]

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How To Know If You Have An Actinic Keratosis

January 27, 2011

An actinic keratosis is a spot on the surface of the skin that is characterized by roughness. The sizes of these keratosis spots vary from those that are like a pin to the size of a coin. Having this condition may lead to having cancer if left untreated. Those people who have light skin tones […]

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