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what does skin cancer look like on my scalp

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Yes: Skin cancer can arise from any part of the skin, no matter how normal it has looked for years before. This is one of the things that makes skin cance ... Read More
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure: Sorry, but without looking and feeling, really unable to tell. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. Best of luck. Dr R

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
There is no cure for: seb derm, so if itching starts again you likely need prescription medications. Also make sure the diagnosis is correct by seeing dermatologist
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
No that is not true: but instead of picking first try salicylic acid shampoo and see dermatologist for great topical prescriptions to remove scales
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: Skin cancer can develop anywhere, but it is less likely in an area covered by hair. If you have any doubt, see your doctor. Have a healthy diet, exerc ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
You bald ?: Most people in the world do as you have & have long productive lives without cancer in either location. If you are troubled by the idea of cancer, ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Bumps: It is rare but possible to have skin cancer in your teens. The more common scalp bump would be a blocked hair follicle. See your doctor for a good ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Doubt cancer: On location, it may actually be seborrhea. That's easy to manage though not curable. It may be infected / impetigenized whichight explain burning. Rea ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience Dermatology
Can vary: Skin cancers come in many types and forms. Three important types include melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, & basal cell carcinoma. Dermatologist are ... Read More
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