What is Seborrheic Ketosis?
Seborrheic keratosis in Dubai & Abu Dhabi is a painless but abnormal skin growth that can be brown, yellow, black, white or pink in color. It is the most common skin problem that adults and older people are facing these days. They are non-contagious which means they do not spread by contact. Do not confuse them with melanoma, they look similar both are two different concerns. Seborrheic keratosis is a cosmetic issue whereas melanoma is very fatal skin cancer so see the doctor immediately when the first spot appears on the skin. Most doctors perform a biopsy for diagnosis purposes.
Causes of Seborrheic Ketosis:
Aging is an important cause but sometimes excessive sun exposure plays a major role in their development so try to avoid the sun while going outdoors. Some other causes include genetics, stress, diet, skin friction, etc.
When to see a Doctor?
When the first skin growth appears, it is better to treat it now, because over time it grows larger in number. The most common body areas affected by Seborrheic keratosis include face, back, shoulders, chest, abdomen, and scalp.
Set up an initial consultation session with the doctor to discuss your problem briefly. Tell him about the outcomes you want to get and ask him all the questions that you have in mind related to the procedure.
Who is the Candidate?
If you have Seborrheic keratosis in Dubai & Abu Dhabi but also a healthy person then you are capable of getting the treatment. Visit Dynamic clinic in Dubai, we are offering a wide variety of treatments to help you get rid of this problem. Choose a suitable one and get clear, smooth and flawless skin.
There are different methods available by which you can treat Seborrheic keratosis. Each method has different pros and cons so meet an expert and choose the best one for yourself. Common treatments of Seborrheic keratosis include,
Most sought after treatment of Seborrheic keratosis. It involves a technique in which a doctor uses liquid nitrogen to freeze off the problem area. The damaged layers of the skin fall off within 3-4 days after the treatment. The procedure is safe but you need to make sure your professional is trained and experienced. The recovery time varies from person to person depending upon the complexity of the procedure and healing response of the patient’s body.
Before undergoing it, talk to an expert and discuss all the facets of the treatment. In this technique, skin growths are scraped off by utilizing a spoon-shaped tool, a curette. Sometimes, the surgeons perform this procedure along with electrosurgery to get the best possible results. Because it is a minor surgical procedure so fuller recovery can take up to 7-14 days. Do not try this method at home because it can lead to infection and other serious complications.
In electrocautery, the doctor uses an electric current to burn the skin growth. It can cause pain so he might use local anesthesia during it. The burning sometimes results in skin discoloration so make your decision carefully.
Laser can be used to eliminate these skin growths. An intense beam of laser light is aimed at the skin containing Seborrheic keratosis to destroy the spots. This method does not involve major side-effects and a long recovery phase.
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Our Dermatologist in Dubai are performing all the above-mentioned techniques to help you get rid of Seborrheic keratosis so book your appointment now.