A 45-year-old female asked:
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can skin cancer come and then fade away? then return again when in the sun. or is this an age spot?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes it can: Melanoma/moles can regress spontaneously and recur. So be sure to consult a dermatologist and get proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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