actinic keratosis

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an overgrowth of skin layers resulting from extended exposure to the sun

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Actinic Keratosis is a common skin condition that is induced through ultra-violet light damage, resulting in patches of thick, scaly or crusty skin.
Monfrecola, "How to treat actinic keratosis? An update," Journal of Dermatological Case Reports, vol.
Histological examination confirmed features consistent with actinic keratosis on the eyelid margin and tarsal conjunctiva (Figures 2, 3(a), and 3(b)).
For new basal cell cancers, the rate was 20% lower in the treatment group, 30% lower for the squamous cell cancers, and 13% lower for actinic keratosis. As it turns out, there was a lower rate of sunscreen use over the 12 months in the nicotinamide group.
FARMERS and outdoor workers are particularly vulnerable to a skin condition known as actinic keratosis, it was revealed yesterday.
Actikerall is indicated for the topical treatment of slightly palpable and/or moderately thick hyperkeratotic actinic keratosis, a pre-cancerous patch of thick, scaly, or crusty skin.
MIAMI BEACH--Worry less about reactions, and more about counseling patients on what to expect following actinic keratosis treatments, according to Dr.
Apart from that, people with more number of sunburns, sun-damaged skin like liver spots, actinic keratosis and solar elastosis, are at a greater risk of developing skin cancer.
However, extensive research demonstrates that it's everyday sun exposure that contributes heavily toward wrinkles, fine lines, dull skin, sagging skin, age sport and dehydrated skin--not to mention pre-cancerous (actinic keratosis) and cancerous (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma) skin lesions, caused by loss of the skin's immune function
Actinic keratosis are the lesions induced by cumulative effects of UV (Ultraviolet) that may occur in sun-exposed areas of skin1,2 and have the prevalence of 11-25 percent; these lesions are premalignant and have the moderate risk (6-16 percent) of conversion to SCC.
LEO Pharma has announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved Picato (ingenol mebutate) gel (0.015%, 0.05%) for the topical treatment of actinic keratosis (AK), a precancerous condition that is caused by cumulative sun exposure and that has the potential to progress to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), the second-most-common type of skin cancer.
US scientists conducting the new study looked at the effect of celecoxib on 240 people who already had actinic keratosis, pre-cancerous skin damage.
Diets that include oily fish and moderate wine consumption may reduce the risk of actinic keratosis, according to an Australian study.
From your detailed description, however, it sounds like you could have Actinic Keratosis. You should seek a doctor or even a dermatology opinion, particularly because of the bleeding.