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A female asked:

About a week ago i got what looked like a black head on my back and i picked at it and now it's a scab. could it be skin cancer. ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining the lesion. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an in-person evaluation.
Last updated Jan 10, 2015


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