Is waxing contraindicated for keratoacanthoma?

When we have a client with the following condition: keratoacanthoma

Signs and symptoms for keratoacanthoma

  • You might think you have a pimple or boil at first, but keratoacanthoma can grow fast and get as big as a quarter in a couple of months
  • It looks like a small, red or skin-colored volcano – there’s a distinctive crater at the top of the lump that often has keratin, or dead skin cells, inside
KERATOACANTHOMA contraindications In beauty therapy


Keratoacanthoma is a skin lesion that erupts in sun damaged skin, rather like a little volcano. It grows for a few months, then may shrink and resolve by itself.

Keratoacanthoma is considered to be a variant of the keratinocytic or non-melanoma skin cancer, squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

Is keratoacanthoma contagious?
No, "keratoacanthoma" is NOT contagious!

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