Deprecated: Return type of FS_Key_Value_Storage::offsetExists($k) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetExists(mixed $offset): bool, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/addon-elements-for-elementor-page-builder/freemius/includes/managers/class-fs-key-value-storage.php on line 309

Deprecated: Return type of FS_Key_Value_Storage::offsetGet($k) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetGet(mixed $offset): mixed, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/addon-elements-for-elementor-page-builder/freemius/includes/managers/class-fs-key-value-storage.php on line 317

Deprecated: Return type of FS_Key_Value_Storage::offsetSet($k, $v) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetSet(mixed $offset, mixed $value): void, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/addon-elements-for-elementor-page-builder/freemius/includes/managers/class-fs-key-value-storage.php on line 301

Deprecated: Return type of FS_Key_Value_Storage::offsetUnset($k) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetUnset(mixed $offset): void, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/addon-elements-for-elementor-page-builder/freemius/includes/managers/class-fs-key-value-storage.php on line 313

Deprecated: Return type of FS_Key_Value_Storage::current() should either be compatible with Iterator::current(): mixed, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/addon-elements-for-elementor-page-builder/freemius/includes/managers/class-fs-key-value-storage.php on line 328

Deprecated: Return type of FS_Key_Value_Storage::next() should either be compatible with Iterator::next(): void, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/addon-elements-for-elementor-page-builder/freemius/includes/managers/class-fs-key-value-storage.php on line 339

Deprecated: Return type of FS_Key_Value_Storage::key() should either be compatible with Iterator::key(): mixed, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/addon-elements-for-elementor-page-builder/freemius/includes/managers/class-fs-key-value-storage.php on line 350

Deprecated: Return type of FS_Key_Value_Storage::valid() should either be compatible with Iterator::valid(): bool, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/addon-elements-for-elementor-page-builder/freemius/includes/managers/class-fs-key-value-storage.php on line 362

Deprecated: Return type of FS_Key_Value_Storage::rewind() should either be compatible with Iterator::rewind(): void, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/addon-elements-for-elementor-page-builder/freemius/includes/managers/class-fs-key-value-storage.php on line 375

Deprecated: Return type of FS_Key_Value_Storage::count() should either be compatible with Countable::count(): int, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/addon-elements-for-elementor-page-builder/freemius/includes/managers/class-fs-key-value-storage.php on line 389

Deprecated: Return type of WPCF7_FormTag::offsetExists($offset) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetExists(mixed $offset): bool, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/form-tag.php on line 542

Deprecated: Return type of WPCF7_FormTag::offsetGet($offset) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetGet(mixed $offset): mixed, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/form-tag.php on line 528

Deprecated: Return type of WPCF7_FormTag::offsetSet($offset, $value) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetSet(mixed $offset, mixed $value): void, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/form-tag.php on line 516

Deprecated: Return type of WPCF7_FormTag::offsetUnset($offset) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetUnset(mixed $offset): void, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/form-tag.php on line 552

Deprecated: Return type of WPCF7_Validation::offsetExists($offset) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetExists(mixed $offset): bool, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/validation.php on line 129

Deprecated: Return type of WPCF7_Validation::offsetGet($offset) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetGet(mixed $offset): mixed, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/validation.php on line 117

Deprecated: Return type of WPCF7_Validation::offsetSet($offset, $value) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetSet(mixed $offset, mixed $value): void, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/validation.php on line 98

Deprecated: Return type of WPCF7_Validation::offsetUnset($offset) should either be compatible with ArrayAccess::offsetUnset(mixed $offset): void, or the #[\ReturnTypeWillChange] attribute should be used to temporarily suppress the notice in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/validation.php on line 139

Deprecated: Automatic conversion of false to array is deprecated in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/ele-custom-skin/includes/enqueue-styles.php on line 22
How actinic keratosis can affect your body? - Haspatal|Easy Access to Healthcare Services
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

How actinic keratosis can affect your body?


Deprecated: Function get_page_by_title is deprecated since version 6.2.0! Use WP_Query instead. in /home/u246078438/domains/haspatal.com/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 6078

Actinic keratosis is a rough, scaly spot or ridge on the skin. It is very common and many people have it. They are caused by ultraviolet (UV) damage to the skin. Some can develop into squamous cell carcinoma. For this reason, lesions are often referred to as precancerous. They are not life-threatening. However, if detected and treated early, it is unlikely to develop into skin cancer.

Risk factors:

Ultraviolet rays of the sun and solarium cause almost all actinic keratosis. The following people are more at risk than others:

  • People with pale skin, blond or red hair, blue, green, or gray eyes
  • People with dark skin, hair, and eyes exposed to unprotected UV rays
  • The elderly
  • People with suppressed immune systems (due to chemotherapy, AIDS, organ transplants, or other reasons)
  • Rare diseases that make the skin very sensitive to ultraviolet radiation, such as albinism and xeroderma pigmentosum (XP)

Symptoms of Actinic Keratosis

Sun-exposed areas of the face, scalp (baldness), ears, neck, forearms, and back of the hands are most affected by actinic keratosis but are often exposed to sunlight.

The patches are typically less than an inch in size, have a slight scale (sometimes as thick as a wart), and are pink, red, or brownish. It can be a little rough and a little delicate, like fine sandpaper.

  • Lightweight – 1 or 2 points, neither thick nor hard
  • Medium – scattered and few spots
  • Severe – Multiple or thick, hard or bleeding spots

 Treatment of Actinic Keratosis

Treatment includes:

  • This treatment freezes the lesion.
    • Local chemotherapy. It is a medicine for application to the skin.
    • Laser surgery. It can remove lesions on the face and scalp as well as actinic cheilitis from the lips. Other treatments. They are made to remove or destroy the lesion. Most of the time it is treatable and treatable. In rare cases, it may return. After treatment, it is important to regularly examine the skin. It helps control new actinic keratosis and skin cancer.

There are several causes of it you can read more on dermatologytimes.com.

If you are facing these symptoms, get treatment from the best doctors through India’s leading video consultation app.

Download Haspatal online consultation app.  from the play store and doctors online. You can use other features of the app which includes getting home delivery medicines, book diagnostic test, therapy. Get all the medical services in one app.

[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]

Leave a Comment