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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Skin growth: There are different types of skin cancer- melanoma, squamous cell, basal cell carcinoma etc. All are presented with skin growths-with different featur ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Mole check for's: Aad malignant melanoma: asymmetry: 1 half is unlike the other. Border: irregular, scalloped or poorly defined. Color: varied with shades of tan, brow ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
New & different: Anything that is growing rapidly, itching, bleeding, and/or changing color could be a skin cancer. If you are concerned, see a dermatologist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Changes: Changes in size, shape and thickness associated with bleeding from existing or recent lesions. Please have the lesion evaluated by a specialist for bi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Depends: Early skin cancer or pre-cancerous lesions are usually detected by a lesion on the skin that doesn't improve over time. Some lesions can be scaly, ulc ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Enlarging lumps: Skin cancers usually are relatively asymptomatic until they get large. They are more common in sun exposed/damaged areas. Look for lesions on your s ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience in Dermatology
Skin cancer: Skin cancer signs may include a spot or bump that is changing size, color, or shape. Also an area that does not heal may represent a skin cancer . ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience in Dermatology
Skin cancer : In addition to changing or non healing areas , a skin cancer may become itchy , painful or bleed.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
It depends...: Skin cancer comes in more than one forms. There is melanoma, which is a cancer of the pigment cells of the skin and non-melanoma skin cancers, include ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience in Pathology
Several: There are 3 major types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Irregular shape, irregular pigmentation, irregula ... Read More
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