Features Of Seborrheic Keratosis

Seborrheic keratosis is a non-cancerous skin growth causing brown or black tan on the skin of older adults. It often appears waxy, scaly with a slightly high margin on the face, chest, and shoulders. No treatment is required.

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I have dead skin peelings on my face. What is the reason for the white patches in my cheeks?

Query: Hello doctor,I have white patches in both the cheeks. It appears like a dandruff and the dead skin peels off.   Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.From the images attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), your condition is suggestive of seborrheic dermatitis. Follow the below instructions;1. Apply Ketoconazole 1 % lotion 20 minutes before bath for 20 days.2. Use Ketoconazole soap for bath for 30...  Read Full »

How to confirm melanoma?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a mole on the right side of my face. It is uneven, weirdly colored, has no clear lines and bleed easily if scratched. I have a lot of moles in my scalp but none like this. Could it be melanoma? If it is not then can I just scratch it off? I wish to know your opinion.  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As per experience only two skin diseases looks like this. The first one is of course melanoma and the second is seborrheic keratosis. The main signs and symptoms of melanoma are ...  Read Full »

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