A 65-year-old male asked:
about 2 years ago i had a precancerous brown spot removed by a dermatologist. what remains is white. could it still be cancerous? i think it's grown.
3 doctor answers
Dr. Joyce Pastore answered
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin lesion: The excised precancerous area likely lacks pigmentation, which may be why it appears white. If the site has changed in size, color, or irregularity of the margins, get an evaluation.
Answered on May 22, 2015
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Have this area: checked by your dermatologist.
Answered on Dec 1, 2014
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