A 19-year-old female asked:
i've had a pimple-like bump on my back for 8 months, it recently began bleeding, turning from colorless to light pink, could it be a form of skin cancer?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion answered
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Hopefully not...: ...But i would urge you to visit your doctor or even better a dermatologist for a proper evaluation. Sometimes you cannot tell by just looking and it is best and safest to take it off.
Answered on Jan 13, 2014
Dr. Nicholas Husni answered
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Skin Cancer: At your age, probably not a skin cancer, unless you have a history of sunburns or a family history of skin cancer. In my practice, when i see a bleeding bump that changes color, i cut it out and send it to a pathologist. My advice is to see your doctor.
Answered on May 28, 2016
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