Seborrheic Keratosis
Treatment In Vancouver BC

Seborrheic Keratosis

Seborrheic Keratosis and Melanoma are different, but sometimes people often consider both to be the same. Seborrheic Keratosis is a skin growth condition and is usually harmless. In some rare cases, it becomes the initial symptom of growing skin cancer. Therefore, if you observe a change in these lesions, immediately consult Dr. Shehla Ebrahim for a professional prognosis. Seborrheic Keratosis easily gets detected. They appear in the form of single or multiple lesions in many parts of the body. The most common areas are:
  • Chest
  • Scalp
  • Shoulders
  • Back
  • Abdomen
  • Face
  • legs
Usually, they look like round or oval-shaped small, rough growths on the skin. As they mature over time, the Keratosis develop a thick, wart-like waxy surface with a slightly raised texture and may even turn black.

Who Can Develop Seborrheic Keratosis?

The risk of developing such a skin condition is higher among:
  • Old people
  • An individual with a family history of Seborrheic Keratosis
  • People who stay outdoor with no Sun protection
  • People who are more likely
  • to work under the Sun, UV-rays, and radiations

Is It Dangerous?

As mentioned earlier, Seborrheic Keratosis is not dangerous in most of the cases. But, one must get it treated under the following circumstances:
  • There’s new growth in a recorded time period.
  • The existing mark has changed its colour.
  • The growth occurs in a red, purple, or blue, or blackish colour.
  • The growth has an irregular border.
  • The growth is causing pain and irritation when touched.

    How Does Dr.E Treat Seborrheic Keratosis?

    After confirming their benign nature with dermoscopy, Seborrheic Keratosis can be treated in a variety of ways such as cryotherapy, curettage, and cautery, and Shave cauterization.

    Dr. Ebrahim is one of the most proclaimed family physicians in Vancouver for Seborrheic Keratosis treatment and senile wart removal procedure. Her particular interest in dermatology and skin treatment has made her the most sought-after physician in town for all kinds of skin-related concerns. She ensures the patient’s skin condition gets treated, and their natural skin surface is well-restored.

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