Do I Have Actinic Keratosis?

Do I Have Actinic Keratosis?

Long-term exposure to UV light from the sun’s rays can cause precancerous blemishes called actinic keratosis. Without treatment, these lesions can develop into squamous cell carcinoma. However, with the appropriate skincare, you can prevent these marks and reduce your risk of skin cancer. What Does Actinic Keratosis Look Like? These marks usually affect skin exposed […]

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Treatment and Management of Actinic Keratosis

Have you noticed dry, rough patches on your skin as you get older? You might call them sunspots or age spots, but they are actually known as actinic keratosis. Caused by sun exposure, this condition causes skin cells to become overgrown and form bumpy tan, brown, or pink areas. Actinic keratosis is characterized by raised […]

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Actinic Keratosis: Is It Cancer or Just a Warning?

When skin is exposed to ultraviolet rays for years, developing actinic keratosis (also known as solar keratosis) is possible. It usually appears as a dry area on damaged skin, kind of scaly, and slightly discolored. Most people feel them before they see them because they are so small.  Symptoms Actinic Keratosis usually appears as a […]

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