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Can A Pimple Turn Into A Form Of Cancer
No: Pimple is where one of the glands/ducts get obstructed and small infection and pus forms. Many of these and recurring forms are acne. There are many treatments. Some people develop scars but cancer is not a risk that is significant. However any situation that constantly irritates the same spot could eventually lead to a cancer is always possible. It's best to keep skin clean. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Typically not: Pimples are usually not a sign. Most cancers are either detected during self breast exams as a "lump", or on mammogram when they are too small to feel. One type of breast cancer, Inflammatory breast cancer, CAN present with skin changes called Peau d'orange (dimpling of the skin that looks like an orange peel) It can also cause nipple retraction. If you have these symptoms see your doctor ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get a mammo and US.: Sorry, I'm very skittish when it comes to findings on the breast. And there are skin changes associated with breast cancer. I'm not saying you have cancer, believe me. Chances are great that you don't. But I'd be safe and get tested, especially if breast cancer runs on your family. Better to be safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a white/pinkish pimple on my tongue .. My health anxiety makes me think it's cancer. It just appeared about 4 days ago?
Health anxiety: That's a common problem and CBT therapists are really good at helping you lessen it. Often it's a good idea to have an exam and explanation of the results along w/ what they would look like if you had the illness. This will rule out your fear and educate you. Being in the dark is scary - facts are a light. You can learn in CBT if you seriously try. Best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small pimple like in my nipple. It burns when i try to pop it. I have no history of cancer.
Pimple: See your doctor to rule out an infection. ...Read more
Pimple size hard bump on neck of healthy 6 yr f no other symptoms she says it it tender when touched . Should i worry about cancer?
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