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can skin cancer be picked off by fingers down to its base?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Bad idea: A seborrheic keratosis can be scraped off but will recur. It's benign. Skin cancers by contrast can't be picked off and even if they could, you'd leave bits behind that would come back more aggressive
Answered on Jun 22, 2020
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