A 48-year-old member asked:
Malanoma on the foot?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Eric L. Weiss answered
36 years experience in Travel Medicine
Hope not, but maybe: Melanoma is a serious form of skin cancer killing many every year, however if caught early it is entirely curable. Sunburn increases & sunscreens (probably) reduce risk. Melanoma can occur anywhere on your skin, even on your foot; it does not need to arise from an existing mole. Given high cure rates if found early, your doctor should look at any suspicious lesion (and if doubt -> dermatologist!).
Answered on Jul 8, 2015
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