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What is melanoma ? is it a dreadful skin disease and symptom of a bigger disease like cancer ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
A cancer: Melanoma is the worst of the three types of skin cancers. You may visit this site for information on this topic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/melanoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20374884 Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.

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