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Why does seborrheic keratoses happen?

Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD
Dermatology

Its simple genetic programming and another irritating aspect of aging. Some people make different spots as they get older. Many people make seborrheic keratoses. They are painless but have dogged staying power - since they are stuck like glue to the skin, they can be extremely annoying.

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