Advertisement

How can I prevent or treat seborrheic keratoses at home?

Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD
Dermatology

Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to prevent an SK and nothing you can do yourself to get rid of it. It seems as if you could scratch it right off, but trust me, as annoying as it is, you can scrub all you want and that little keratin blob won't budge.

Simple Skin Beauty: Every Woman's Guide to a Lifetime of Healthy, Gorgeous Skin

More About this Book

Simple Skin Beauty: Every Woman's Guide to a Lifetime of Healthy, Gorgeous Skin

What if a leading dermatologist just happened to be your best friend and you could ask her anything? DR. ELLEN MARMUR, a world-renowned New York City dermatologist, answers all your questions with...

Continue Learning about Skin Disorders

Prescription Therapies for Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis
Prescription Therapies for Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic dermatitis affects people of all ages, and millions of children and teens live with the condition. If you are the parent of a child or teen tha...
Read More
How is Parry-Romberg treated?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Treatment for Parry-Romberg syndrome usually requires surgery to reconstruct areas of facial tis...
More Answers
All-Access Guide to Five Common Skin Conditions
All-Access Guide to Five Common Skin ConditionsAll-Access Guide to Five Common Skin ConditionsAll-Access Guide to Five Common Skin ConditionsAll-Access Guide to Five Common Skin Conditions
Get to the root of common skin disorders, including triggers, treatment and more. 
Start Slideshow
What Causes Age Spots?
What Causes Age Spots?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.