8 concerning skin conditions that show up after 40

Seborrheic keratosis

2. Seborrheic keratoses

Thirty percent of people have at least one of these wart-like growths by age 40. By age 70, three-fourths of us have them.

Unlike actinic keratoses, these small, waxy-looking brown blobs — often mistaken for warts, moles or skin tags — are not pre-cancerous.

They tend to most often appear on the face, chest, shoulders, and back, and tend to pop up as multiple growths. However, if the borders become blurred, a doctor should have a look.

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Joyce Hollman

By Joyce Hollman

Joyce Hollman is a writer based in Kennebunk, Maine, specializing in the medical/healthcare and natural/alternative health space. Health challenges of her own led Joyce on a journey to discover ways to feel better through organic living, utilizing natural health strategies. Now, practicing yoga and meditation, and working towards living in a chemical-free home, her experiences make her the perfect conduit to help others live and feel better naturally.