Seborrheic Keratoses In Scalp

Seborrheic keratoses is a kind of skin condition that can come up on any part of the body. It can come up on the neck, the arm, the face and even the scalp. Wherever it occurs, it has the same waxy and scaly look.  This form of seborrheic keratosis is not painful; just like any other form of seborrheic keratosis. Aside this, it also does not lead to cancer. Seborrheic keratosis on the scalp can however eat into the hair around where it is growing. Whenever this occurs, your head will look rather ugly. You may be forced to put on a cap wherever you go. The skin condition takes the color of the area of the scalp where it is growing. In a situation like this, you may decide to get the hair on your head cut so as to reduce the prominence of the skin condition. There are several things you can do in order to get the skin condition treated. Some of them will be made known in this write up.

Surgical removal

It is possible to get the seborrheic keratoses on the scalp removed through surgery. The doctor will get the lesion removed and you can be sure of being free from it. This is one of the fastest methods for removing seborrheic keratosis. It only takes very few minutes to get one removed. The only problem with this method of removing seborrheic keratoses is the issue of cost; the removal method can be considerably costly. This is why many individuals would rather look for another treatment method for the skin condition. The surgical removal can also give you permanent spot. Though, the spots can be removed using some lightening creams.


It is also possible to get the skin condition removed using cryotherapy. Cryotherapy involves the application of liquid nitrogen on the skin condition. This will get the skin condition frozen. Frozen seborrheic keratosis will die a natural death after a number of days of consistent application.  You can get this method applied at home in case you do not have the money to pay for hospital treatment. You only need to buy liquid nitrogen over the counter and apply it on the seborrheic keratosis on your scalp. This will also do the job perfectly.


Some topical creams have also been specially made to get rid of seborrheic keratoses on the scalp or any other part of the body. You can get them from any of the drug stores around.



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