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Now, What’s The Treatment Like?

Since seborrheic keratoses are not harmful, they may require no treatment. However, a dermatologist may remove a seborrheic keratosis when:

  • It looks unpleasant to a patient
  • It becomes easily irritated
  • It resembles a skin cancer
  • It gets in the way of clothing and jewellery

Bear in mind that if the growth does resemble skin cancer, it will either be shaved off with a blade or scrapped off by your dermatologist. The reason for this is to look out for skin cancer cells.

Kindly visit a Dermatology Clinic London, where specially trained doctors will handle this skin problem.

There are other treatment options, including:

  • Electrosurgery and curettage –

In electrosurgery, the skin growth is numbed with an anaesthetic and destroyed using electric current. A curette (a scoop-shaped instrument for surgery) is then used to scrape off the growth; a procedure called Curettage. Anyone undergoing this doesn’t need stitches. There may be little bleeding, and sometimes only curettage or electrosurgery is required. See a dermatologist Harley Street London to know which is best for you

  • Cryosurgery –

Here, the growth is destroyed by the application of liquid nitrogen (an icy liquid) with a spray gun or cotton swab. After some days, the growth falls off. Sometimes, a blister may form under the seborrheic keratosis, when it dries into a scab-like crust, and fall off


When a seborrheic keratosis is removed, the skin under may become lighter than the rest of the body but, it usually fades over time though it may be permanent sometimes.

Seborrheic keratoses, when removed, does not return most of the time, although, new growth may develop in some other place.



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