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What causes brown spots on the hand?

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

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Posted on Thu, 18 Aug 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: WHAT IS THIS?!?!
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
This is seborrhoeic keratoses

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at healthcaremagic
I am Dr Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, a dermatologist.
You are talking about the brown spots on your hand?
These are seborrhoeic keratoses which are benign growths due to proliferation of skin cells ( keratinocytes).
These are harmless and are of cosmetic significance.
You can get them removed by radiofreqency ablation or laser ablation.
Regards
Dr Asmeet

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