Skin Growths are essentially accumulation of the cells and tissues of the skin. Skin growths may be raised or flat and range in color from dark brown to black or flesh colored. Skin Growths are often mistaken as moles. When Skin Growths are controlled and cells do not spread to other parts of the body, the growth is benign. If Skin Growths are uncontrolled and the tissue growth spreads to other parts, then the growth is malignant.
HOW IS SKIN GROWTHS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Skin Growths depends on the symptoms and physical examination by a dermatologist. The doctor may inquire about when the skin growth first appeared the rate of growth and other related symptoms like itching.
HOW IS SKIN GROWTHS TREATED?
Many Skin Growths are treatable and common treatment methods for Skin Growths include medicated creams and ointments, laser therapy, antibiotics, and vitamin or steroid injections.
DID YOU KNOW?
Over the counter drugs are not always safe for treating skin growths. It is best to consult a doctor.