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Skin cancer pictures on chest

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theda Kontis
35 years experience
Rash not cancer: A rash is usually not a sign of cancer. However, if it does not go away, seek medical advice.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Dermatologist: Best to see a dermatologist, an expert in skin related disease. Hope this helps!
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
Dentistry 30 years experience
Ask Oncologist: Skin cancer when caught early & depedning on type usually has a good recovery rate but you will always be at risk & need to stay out of the sun. The p... Read More
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Depends: Thanks for your inquiry, but without your pathology reports and operative report, it is hard to know.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgical Oncology 18 years experience
Depends: This depends on what type of skin cancer you had, and also on the stage of the cancer.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
It depends: You have to be able to describe the 'spots' in terms of their color, size and if they are flat or raised. These aspects help us to know if it is somet... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology 42 years experience
0.05-0.25%: Nicely discussed here: http://www.Scientificamerican.Com/article/how-much-ct-scans-increase-risk-cancer/ however, there is no real science at the ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine 31 years experience
CT and skin cancer: One ct will probably not cause skin cancer later in life. You should probably not worry about the radiation from just one ct in your lifetime. Don't... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Get it seen: If you're concerned, and especially if it's growing, get it seen by a physician in real life. We'd love to help but my experience is that second-guess... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
Thoracic Surgery 41 years experience
Lung: Direct association between smoking and lung cancer. The more you smoke, and the longer you do it, increases your risk. Skin cancer is more related to ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
Pathology 42 years experience
Yes, but: A skin cancer on the breast left to grow might invade down into the breast and become a breast lump, but the usual skin cancers appear on the surface ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
Radiation Oncology 22 years experience
Probably not cancer: Skin cancer is rare in someone 23 years old. I wouldn't worry about it. The symptoms of skin cancer are change in or development of a mole or skin... Read More
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