A 20-year-old female asked:
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if i have a blue-gray spot on my skin, how long should i wait before getting it removd? if i wait too long before getting it removed, will the cancer spread?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get seen: These are often deep ("blue") nevi or dermatofibromas and are seldom malignant, but since you've raised the question, it needs to be seen without delay. You're young and you need to get into the mind-set, right now, of not delaying at all in getting seen for any lesion that you have any reason to think is cancer.
Answered on Dec 27, 2013
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