Does Hydrogen Peroxide Really Cure Seborrheic Keratosis?

There are so many methods by which Seborrheic keratosis can be treated today. One needs to be very careful how he chooses any particular treatment method.  Some treatment methods may have hazardous effect on the skin and one need to be careful how he applies it to the Seborrheic keratosis.

Many individuals are contemplating the use of hydrogen peroxide for the treatment of Seborrheic keratosis. While some are of the opinion that hydrogen peroxide is not able to treat the skin condition, some other individuals think that it can be used to get rid of Seborrheic keratosis without any problem whatsoever. This write up will shed some light into the action of hydrogen peroxide on Seborrheic keratosis.

One of the common methods for treating Seborrheic keratosis is the use of hydrogen peroxide. This treatment method had been discovered not to have any negative effect on the skin; provided it is properly applied.

It is true that hydrogen peroxide can have burning effect on the skin and this is why it should be applied very carefully to the area being treated.  The burning effect can make the Seborrheic keratosis to shrivel after consistent application.  If the hydrogen peroxide is now applied over a number of days, it is sure to get rid of the skin condition.

After applying hydrogen peroxide to the skin condition, it will shrink in size. The tiny blood vessels that supply blood and nutrient to the Seborrheic keratosis will also shrink and the blood supply will stop. This will lead to the outright death of the skin condition. After some days of treating Seborrheic keratosis this way, it will leave the skin naturally.

It is possible for you not to get any positive result when you use hydrogen peroxide to treat Seborrheic keratosis. This will happen if you do not cover the skin condition after you have applied the hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide is highly volatile and it can evaporate from the Seborrheic keratosis very easily.

After hydrogen peroxide had been applied on Seborrheic keratosis, it should be immediately covered with a band aid. The band aid will help to prevent the evaporation of the hydrogen peroxide and this will bring better result with the treatment of Seborrheic keratosis.


There are some other methods that can also be used for treating this skin condition. But many of the other methods can lead to the formation of scars after the Seborrheic keratosis had been removed.


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