vitamin B3

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Vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) is potentially an easy and inexpensive treatment for treating solar keratoses and preventing certain types of skin cancer.


Skin lesions and conditions

Solar keratoses, also known as “sun spots”, are one of the most common signs of skin damage from long term sun exposure. If not treated, they sometimes develop into skin cancers. Fortunately there are many effective treatments.

Medical treatments

Vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) has been shown to be an effective way of treating solar keratoses (“sun spots”). There is also evidence that vitamin B3 can prevent common skin cancers.


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