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If you've spent a lot of time outside under the sun, you'll probably start to notice brown spots appearing on your hands and arms as you get older. Sometimes called sun spots or age spots, the correct term for this condition is act[read article]

Tests for Actinic Keratosis

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A skin lesion biopsy is a simple medical procedure in which a sample of your skin is removed and tested in a laboratory. The sample taken during a biopsy is often v...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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Medical Procedures for Actinic Keratosis

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Photodynamic Therapy
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Cryotherapy is the application of cold temperatures to part or all of the body. The term encompasses a broad variety of practices. Cryotherapy, referring to the abl...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Actinic Keratosis

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Curettage
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Cauterization of Skin Lesion
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Prescribed Medications for Actinic Keratosis

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ISOTRETINOIN (eye soe TRET i noyn) treats severe acne that has not responded to other therapy like antibiotics.  More
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IMIQUIMOD (i mi KWI mod) cream is used to treat external genital or anal warts. It is also used to treat other skin conditions such as actinic keratosis and certain...  More
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AMINOLEVULINIC ACID (a MEE noe LEV ue LIN ik AS id) is a light sensitizing drug that is used in photodynamic therapy (PDT). PDT is used to treat many types of skin ...  More
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FLUOROURACIL, 5-FU (flure oh YOOR a sil) is a chemotherapy agent. It is used on the skin to treat skin cancer and skin conditions that could become cancer.  More
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DICLOFENAC (dye KLOE fen ak) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). The 1% skin gel is used to treat osteoarthritis of the hands or knees. The 3% skin g...  More
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TRETINOIN (TRET i noe in) is a naturally occurring form of vitamin A. It is used on the skin to treat mild to moderate acne.  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Actinic Keratosis What's this?

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Birch tree species are common throughout temperate North American, European, and Asian areas. Birch pollen is one of the most common allergens, usually in areas whe...  More
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