Seborrheic keratosis are benign skin lesions are the bane of most womens' existence after the age of 40. They come in all shapes and colors--black, gray, brown, silvery, or white. They can be flat or raised, large or small. They are more prominent in sun-exposed areas but can occur anywhere on the body. They normally start appearing in your 40s, but can start at an earlier age. They develop quickly and can disappear just as quickly. While they are likely driven by hormonal changes, they can also result from sun exposure, stress, and diet.
While there is no magic bullet for seborrheic keratosis, adopting a healthy diet and avoiding unnecessary sun exposure these can help improve symptoms.