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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: The visible precancerous lesions of the skin look like a rash that may be moist, it is called Bowen's disease.. Most precancerous lesions are not vis ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Cells are...: ...Microscopic; they are not visible with the naked eye. Under a microscope, various characteristics suggest a precancerous condition. A bunch of thos ... Read More
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Actinic keratosis: Actinic keratosis (solar keratosis) these small, scaly patches are caused by too much sun, and commonly occur on the head, neck, or hands, but can be ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Just the day of: Your procedure whether it's a leep (loop electrode excisional procedure) or a cryoablation of the cervix can be done in the office. Most patients are ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: A precancerous condition (or premalignant condition) is a generalized state associated with a significantly increased risk of cancer. If left untreate ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Several: If i understand the question correctly, colon polyps and ductal carcinoma in situ (dcis) of the breast are 2 examples of pre-cancerous lesions. If not ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Skin lesions: Any questionable skin lesions should be seen in person by a specialist. If a lesion has been diagnosed as pre-cancerous I would not recommend scrapin ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need more info: Where is this precancerous lesion is located anyway? What therapy did you get for this lesion? If this is located in the ovaries and you have them rem ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Confusing: Most colon cancers are adenocarcinomas. Thus if your polyp has adenomatous compeonents found microscopically by the pathologist, then it would be cons ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Healing: Some pre-cancer changes may revert spontaneously to normal. For example, in the cervix, most HPV infections, which appear as "precancers" will resolve ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Not necessarily: precancerous skin lesions (actinic keratoses) come in all shapes and sizes

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