Seborrhoeic Warts; How to Get Rid of Them

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Seborrhoeic warts, also known as seborrhoeic keratoses, are small, scaly skin growths that typically appear on the face, neck, chest, or back. They are benign, noncancerous, and relatively harmless, but many people want to eliminate them for aesthetic reasons. In this blog post, we’ll discuss seborrheic warts, what causes them, and how to remove them effectively.

close up picture of seborrhoeic wart on shoulder

What are seborrhoeic warts, and what causes them?

Seborrhoeic warts, also known as senile warts or seborrhoeic keratoses, are benign skin growths that commonly appear with age. They are caused by a buildup of cells in the top layer of the skin, resulting in raised, yellowish-brown patches. Seborrhoeic keratosis typically appear on the head, neck, chest, and back. But can also be found on the hands, feet, and other body areas. They are not contagious and are not caused by a virus. Although they can look similar to warts caused by a virus. Seborrhoeic warts are often hereditary and caused by sun damage.

When should I see a doctor?

If your senile wart starts to itch or bleed on its own. You have to get it checked out by a doctor. While seborrhoeic warts are generally not cancerous. It is essential to rule out any possible underlying conditions that could be causing the symptom. Additionally, if you have any other questions or concerns about the wart. You should consult a doctor who can provide more personalised advice and treatment options. Here is some information about seborrhoeic keratosis from the British Assoiciation of Dermamtologists. Click here

How can I get rid of seborrhoeic warts?

In some cases, treating seborrhoeic warts at home may be possible. Commonly used home remedies include the application of over-the-counter medications such as salicylic acid and lactic acid. As well as natural remedies like tea tree oil and castor oil. Although these treatments can be effective in some cases. They may only work for some and should only be used with caution.
Seborrhoeic warts, also known as senile warts, can be removed gently with the electrolysis probe. This method works by cauterising the blood flow while using a low current to remove the seborrhoeic wart. If the wart is superficial, it will generally come off after a single treatment. However, if it is deep-seated, it will require multiple treatments.
It is essential to ensure that the procedure is carried out correctly to avoid further skin damage or infection. If you are considering removing your seborrhoeic wart with an eleyears’sis. It is highly recommended that you seek advice from a qualified professional first. With ten years of experience, I can help you achieve a good result in removing them.

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