A client just found out they have Seborrheic Keratosis. The client asks, "How much longer do I have to live?" What is the best response by the nurse?

 

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- "It's hard to tell, with the proper treatments, some people live out long lives."

- "The treatment required is extensive and most people can't afford it."

- "There isn't a cure, if we caught it early enough we can make sure it doesn't grow."

- "It isn't malignant, no need for treatment."

Rationale

Seborrheic Keratosis is a benign epidermal neoplasm, it does not require any treatment and is not life threatening.

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