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what does skin cancer on the nose look like

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Tucker
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
A new bump: Skin cancer can look very benign. It can be a small skin colored bump or can be an ulcer that bleeds easily. If you have something new have it checked ... Read More
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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Localized: Localized elevated lesion on the nasal skin surface. Sometimes the edges may be rolled or crusted. Sometimes there may be associated bleeding. The sur ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Whitfield
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Skin cancer: An average basal cell cancer can be pink and flat or crack and bleed. Best to see a dermatologist.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. J David Holcomb
28 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Early treatment!: Cancer cells gradually invade and replace normal tissue. When skin cancer is more aggressive and fast growing the tumor can outgrow its blood supply. ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get treated: Otherwise, this is an understatement. However, the treatment of most skin cancers on the face is simple, and the vast majority are amenable to cure. T ... Read More
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Yes: The skin cancer will spread and be locally destructive which can result in complete loss of the nose. It can then spread to affect the rest of the fac ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Typically ...: The first appointment would be to assess the situation and then a subsequent appointment would be made as the surgical date ....
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes but rare @17: I have seen bcc in a 5 year old but that is rare and he had a syndrome. It isoprene likely an inflmatory lesion or benign growth but see a dermatologi ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Oxner
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Possible: It is difficult to diagnose without doing a physical exam. But, it very well could be a skin cancer. I would recommend going to your primary care phy ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Ask the DR!!!!!: Was it a MOHS procedure? Graft? Sutures? Dressing? Forget about magic pills or vitamins to reduce scars: they are bogus claims. Usually WATER is best ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Probably not.: It would be unusual for a 25 year-old to develop skin cancer. Best to probably have a dermatologist look at it though to be on the safe side.
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A 86-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
Moisturize: You should see your friendly dermatologist to make sure that it is just dry skin that you are dealin with. If it is, moisturize, moisturize, moisturiz ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: You can get it as a teen. Tom dooley md got his fatal melanoma in his mid-30's and one of my students in his 20s has a basal cell ca on his face alrea ... Read More
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