Seldom skin diseases are serious but they can pose medical and social problems. A simple looking skin disease may not threaten life but can spoil it. Actinic keratosis is a skin condition which needs attention as it is suspected to be a precancerous skin condition by lots of dermatologists. These skin conditions create after chronic exposure to sunlight. Fair individuals who have less melanin pigment are more prone to actinic keratosis.
The disease is described by rough scaly patches on skin surface, particularly on the exposed area of the body such as scalp, face, forearms, ears and neck.
Aside from the little spots on skin, there is no other symptom well-known in most cases. People more the age of 50 are normally affected. The risk of actinic keratosis can be decreased if you expose your body minimally to sunlight or ultraviolet rays.
Besides the conventional Treatment for Actinic Keratosis, there are home remedies that can take care of actinic keratosis. The natural ways of removing keratosis include natural serums which are resulting from snails and other natural sources. Apple cider vinegar is one such home remedy found effective in healing the skin problems of actinic keratosis. Take half teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water. Also add a teaspoon of honey to it. Drink it every day for few weeks. You can also apply apple cider vinegar on the lesion. After few days, the patch fades. The skin over this area becomes smooth and supple.