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Question: Does anyone have Hyperkeratosis? If so what was your treatment? Is the treatment successful?

Answer: Well this is usually common amongst lighter skinned individuals, hyperkeratosis is an acesses of the protien keratin wich is what makes the last three layers of your epidermis to undergo keratinization or hardining, therefore excessive keratin can cuase calusis and can be a precursor to squamos cell carcinoma (epidermal cancer) this is usually caused by being in the sun alot and being fair skinned does not help treament include Not staying in the sun for long periods of time without protection (e.g.:sunscreen, clothing, hats). Frequently applying powerful sunscreens with SPF ratings greater than 15 and that also block both UVA and UVB light. Using sunscreen even in winter sun exposure. Wearing sun protective clothing such as hats, long-sleeved shirts, long skirts, or pants. Avoiding sun exposure during noon hours is very helpful because ultraviolet light is the most powerful at that time.

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