03 MarPorokeratosis Remedies

Porokeratosis is a very common skin condition. It can affect both male and female and this is making it a very popular skin condition.  There is also no age that the skin condition can’t affect. Old and young need to watch out for it since it can come up at any point in time. But generally, it had been discovered that women are more susceptible to this skin situation.  Another thing worthy of note about this skin condition is that it can be seen on several parts of the body including the feet. This write up will look into some of the remedies that can be sought to get rid of the skin condition on you. It is however true that the skin condition does not cause any pain on you. It can only make the skin look rather unsightly.

Medical intervention

When you notice this skin condition on you, it is always better for you to visit the hospital immediately. Things are better treated medically since you can be sure of complete healing when you decide to get the thing treated at the hospital. The truth is that treating things at the hospital can be considerably expensive.  In case you do not have the money to get rid of the skin condition at the hospital, you can always seek treatment at home.

Cheap topical treatment

In case you do not have the money to pay at the hospital, you can apply simple topical cream on the skin condition to get it treated. You can easily obtain the creams over the counter and they can also be as helpful as any of the methods that are utilized at the hospital for the treatment of porokeratosis.  One of such topical methods that can be used for treating this skin condition includes hypericin. This is especially designed treatment method. It contains dye that is photoactive. Because of this, it is able to help you with the skin condition and you can be sure of total healing under few days of applying the topical treatment to your porokeratosis.

In place of the simple topical creams, you can always make use of glycolic acid for the treatment of porokeratosis. The glycolic acid can be simply applied to the skin condition and it will help to remove the skin condition from your skin under few days of consistent application. You can easily get glycolic acid over the counter at any of the drug stores out there.




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Porokeratosis is a word that is used to describe a number of skin related diseases and infections. It is a skin condition that can occur on any part of the body. However, if it develops in the feet and genital area, it is more likely to spread much quicker as opposed to other parts of the body. This is due to the fact that these are the areas that command a lot of moisture and dirt. It is a condition that affects both men and women, young and old. It is a skin condition that also affects people with low immunities. Porokeratosis is not associated with pain in any way.

There are different types of porokeratosis based on the fact that it is used to describe a number of other skin conditions. This can cause complications when it comes to treating this skin condition. This is because one type of porokeratosis may differ from another and the treatment used to treat the first, may not be suitable for the latter. To the naked eye, it may not be possible to identify one type from the next and that is why it is important that you get it checked out by a doctor or a dermatologist.

There are different problems associated with porokeratosis with the main one being the concern that it may be malignant. Recent studies have shown that a growing percentage of people suffering from porokeratosis are reported to have malignant tissues. This has caused an increase in the number of people looking for treatment for this skin condition. Aside from that, studies prove that it can also form squamous cell carcinoma.

If porokeratosis is left untreated for certain duration of time, it will overgrow. If the condition is left like that then it runs the risks of it becoming malignant.

When it comes to treating this skin condition, it is important for doctors to know the exact type of porokeratosis that it is so that they can identify the best treatment method for it. Factors that need to be considered are like the location of the condition. Secondly, it is also important that the doctor determine the size of the condition. If it is considerably bigger, then it has to be treated in a totally different manner as opposed to if it were smaller. Exposure to sunlight is another factor that affects the treatment of porokeratosis. Limited exposure to the sun will ensure that the condition heals much quicker.


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Porokeratoses is a kind of skin disorder. It is one disorder on which researches are still going on. This is to say that not much is known about it. But through this write up, you are going to learn one or two important things about this skin disorder. You are going to learn about some of its already detected symptoms and how you can possibly get it treated.

The danger of the disorder

The skin disorder known as Porokeratoses can lead to cancer if care is not taken. It is in your best interest never to allow things to lie low if you notice any kind of lesion on your skin. The moment any kind of lump begins to show up on the skin, it may be Porokeratoses. You may not be able to tell until you visit your doctor. The lesion tends to grow bigger and wider as time goes on if it is not checked. Before you know what is happening, something that could have been treated through normal treatment method may end up requiring expensive surgical procedure.

How it is identified

There are several names by which the Porokeratoses is known. There are times it is called the brown warts or the senile wart. At times, it is also called barnacles or seborrheic verruca. There are times it is also called senile keratosis or basal cell papilloma. It can also appear as cornoid lamella. In fact, when you notice cornoid lamella, you should know that Porokeratoses is on the way. The cornoid lamella on its own is mainly comprised of parakeratotic cells.

There are several variants of the skin disorder called Porokeratoses. Each of them may have some relationship in their names but in actual sense, they tend to have almost the same effect on the skin, but there may be some measure of variatio0nj here and there.

Effects on the sexes

Porokeratoses has different kinds of effects in each of the sexes. Some of the variants affect more men than women and vice versa. But in most cases, women had been discovered to be the sets of people mostly affected by the skin disorder.


Porokeratoses is not limited to any particular age group. In fact, it can affect anyone; irrespective of what age group he belongs to. It had been discovered to affect adults more anyway. Adults from 30 years old are most prone to the disorder.


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Also known as Punctuate Porokeratosis, the skin disorder mainly affects the feet. The feet start to have raised skins. Porokeratosis can affect anyone at any age but it mostly affects children. The disease is hereditary; it runs down a line of a family. This means that if you are affected by it, someone before you had it and it is much possible that someone after you in the same line of blood will inherit it. It is however not that severe and may or may not be painful depending on where they appear on the feet.

Normally, porokeratosis starts by seeing your skin rising to make some sort of bumps. These bumps are known as callous. They are a result of chronic keratinization which occurs in tiny circular and slightly raised mounds. They can start at any part of the foot, and if not treated may spread to the rest of the foot.

Many people with this kind of lesions feel uncomfortable and try to pinch them off. They however come back in a few weeks, no matter how frequent you try to peel the off, they will soon appear again. So, what can one do to completely remove this skin disorder?

One thing you should ask yourself is for how long do you want them gone? If you want to remove them for an occasion you don’t want to be embarrassed, that’s urgent.  You may just take a razor or a curved scalpel and excise (cut off) the lesions and remove them.

However, many of us want to remove them permanently.  The only treatment that would be best is either to try and make them less painful, temporarily remove them or make them comfortable to live with.

Another way that may be used to remove them is through cryotherapy. The process involves use of liquid nitrogen under occlusion. The liquid freezes the central core of the callous. It is highly recommended to deal with the disease as the callous may take close six months before they come back.

The permanent way is to live with them, and this may be achieved by treating them regularly. Make use of creams based on urea, they soften the callous. Using a pumice stone, you can scrap your feet regularly. Your feet remain soft and less painful.


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