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pimple that won t go away skin cancer

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: They often darken and scar. This is part of their life cycle and varies in darkness with the individual. Pimples don't turn cancerous.

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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Cancers: don't generally appear "overnight" We need more information . Perhaps a virtual consultation with pictures and or computer camera (virtual) using Hea ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: The description is too vague to sort out what it may be, but cancer is not at the top of the list. Skin issues require direct observation not availabl ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Hopefully not...: ...But i would urge you to visit your doctor or even better a dermatologist for a proper evaluation. Sometimes you cannot tell by just looking and it ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Porbably canker sore: Most likely it is just an aphthous ulcer or a canker sore. They are usually found on on movable tissue and self resolve after 14 days. It wouldn't hu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Doubtful: Sounds like sebaceous cysts based on your description but you should seek further evaluation. Typical skin cancers do not produce secretions.
A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Spots: This sounds like small sebaceous cysts which you can express the somewhat harder material from. Hard to further say with certainty without examining, ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lesions on nose/yrs: Best to seek only in person derma evaluation and possible bx.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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R/o Chalazion: 34 year old lady with a possible hordeolum or chalazion. Please try using a hot compress on the eye for about 10-15 minutes. Please don't burn your ey ... Read More

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