What is Actinic Keratosis?

Actinic Keratosis is recognized as a skin ailment which causes small, rough and bumpy, reddish bumps on the surface of the skin. This is usually caused due to excessive sun exposure but its not considered the sole cause so far. The bumps cause a lot of irritation and are quite rough in texture which psychologically affects a lot of people too. They feel they are not good enough and they stop going out in public. Actinic Keratosis is commonly and most apparently found in people with moderately fair to very fair complexion. If not treated properly and in extreme cases it can lead to skin cancer. The disease if picked in earlier stages and treated accordingly it can go away within months.