Angiokeratoma Treatment

What is Angiokeratoma?

These are harmless lesions that appear on the scrotum in males and vulva in females. It can be one or many lesions with dark red to purple appearance. The appearance is a bit pebbled and they are hard to touch.

They don’t appear in defined shapes or sizes but can be expected up to 5mm papule. In severe cases, they are spread toward inner thighs, which is bothersome for the sufferer. 

These are stubborn lesions as they are hard to touch and don’t fade when they are squeezed or compressed.

What causes Angiokeratoma?

The reason behind their appearance is either the collection of blood vessels or dilation of vessels. Men or women of any age group, skin type or ethnicity can have these lesions, but they are common in people who are over 40 and it’s common in men.

Angiokeratoma is often confused with warts or STI whereas it is absolutely harmless and non-contagious, asymptomatic. Occasionally, they may itch or bleed if scratched or traumatised, so it is always advised to be careful while handling them. A consultation or treatment is required if there is a frequent scrotal bleeding symptom as it may lead to infection. In such cases, additional tests can be performed to rule out any clinical complications.

Treatment of Angiokeratoma

This skin condition can now be treated effectively and cosmetically at Renew Skin & Health Clinic, where a specialized physical examination is performed to rule out any other potentially malignant skin lesions (due to its scaly, dark appearance, it may mimic melanomas). CO2 laser treatment is the most preferred way to vaporise these lesions to give cosmetically satisfying results. Laser therapy leaves no post-treatment scars and downtime is really low. However, if left untreated even then they are absolutely harmless. The major reasons for opting Angiokeratoma of the scrotum treatment are stress due to appearance and anxiety fearing sexually transmitted infection.

Our Renew Skin and Health Clinic medical staff offers a competent clinical examination in order to determine the exact type present if Fabry’s syndrome is suspected, a skin biopsy and further laboratory tests may be performed.

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Dr. Jha Nawal

Cosmetic Physician

Dr Jha, is a Senior Cosmetic with close to 30 years of experience in the industry. He is well established and renowned in the UK especially for certain cosmetic procedures. His main area of interest is into cosmetic dermatology. He began his career after graduating from the University of Ranchi in India with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in 1992.

He moved to United Kingdom in 1996. During his stay in UK, he has worked within NHS in various capacities. Over the years Dr Jha has gained substantial experience in use of various advanced medical lasers such as CO2 laser, Nd-Yag laser, Pulsed Dye laser, IPL, Excimer laser, Alex laser and so on. He has particular interest in treating various common and uncommon skin blemishes using lasers.

In order to improve his skills, Dr Jha regularly attends international and national conferences and learn about the latest developments in his field. Dr Jha is also an associate member of ISHRS. Dr Jha is also a current member of many prestigious medical societies such as BMA. He is also a member of the Independent Doctors Forum (IDF).

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