Skin Conditions | Sebotrheic Warts
Sebotrheic Warts are dark, wart like growths which appear on the skin. They are completely harmless, but can be considered unsightly. They are also known as Seborrheic Keratoses and Senile Warts.
What causes Sebotrheic Warts?
The exact cause of Sebotrheic Warts is unclear, but they seem to be linked to ageing, as they are more common in elderly people, hence the name Senile Warts. Unlike warts caused by the wart virus, Sebotrheic Warts are not contageious and do not spread.
Where can you get Sebotrheic Warts?
You can get Sebotrheic Warts anywhere on the body.
Who can get Sebotrheic Warts?
Anyone can get Sebotrheic Warts, however older people are more likely to develop them. There is also thought to be a genetic link, as they tend to run in families.