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Can Melanoma Look Like A Pimple
Possibly: Remember your abcd's when thinking of melanoma. Look for moles with asymmetry boarders that are irregular color differences within the same mole diameter greater than 6mm also any new mole or old that starts to itch, bleed or ulcerate should be of concern. Another rule is the ugly duckling rule. Which refers to a mole that looks distantly different from the others on your body. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not usually: There are a number of different types of breast cancers and they can have different appearences including a generalized inflamation of the breast -- like a bad rash or sunburn. If the pimple is limited to the skin and not connected to a deeper mass it is unlikely to be anything other than just a pimple. How big is this pimple? If it does not resolve in a week or 2 have an md look at it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not Usually: Inflammatory breast cancer is an aggressive type of breast cancer that grows very rapidly and invades the lymphatics of the skin of the breast, giving the appearance of a breast infection; the breast is often red, swollen, tender, with a rash--it rarely looks like a small pimple. Usually a pimple on the breast is just that. When in doubt, it's best to see your doctor. ...Read more
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See an expert: For skin cancer diagnosis. Just looking at a lesion can let many experienced dermatologists or plastic surgeons make a "probable" diagnosis, but biopsy and microscopic verification is needed to be sure. Not only that, but complete removal is determined by microscopically checking the edges, and then expert reconstruction or skin closure in layers by a plastic surgeon will leave the least scarring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Melanoma : Any suspicious lesion even if it appears suddenly will need to be biopsied to exclude malignancy. ...Read more
Well....: Bed bug bites may cause no sx's/signs in some except for 2 small points where skin was punctured by bedbug. When there's a reaction, it may show from an hour to several days after bite. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. In cases of hypersensitivity blisters may develop. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that doesn't always occur. ...Read more
Cold sore: For people who do develop signs and symptoms, a cold sore usually passes through several stages, which include: tingling and itching. Many people feel an itching, burning or tingling sensation around their lips for a day or two before cold sore blisters erupt. Blisters. Small fluid-filled blisters typically break out along the border where the outside edge of the lips meets the skin of the face. ...Read more
Have a circle of blood under my skin,doesn't look like a bruise.Have a photo on my profile,Scared it's serious, could it be a blood blister?
Blood: its probably just an ecchymosis i don't believe we can see profiles unless you have a pvt consult ...Read more
Melanoma: Generally, a melanoma that has spread to another skin site resembles the primary lesion in that it is black and variegated in its depth of coloration. Sometimes, the metastatic lesion loses its color and appears flesh-colored. However, that is less common. Either way, the new lesion needs to be examined immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When a mole resembles melanoma at first glance, how can a dermatologist determine that it's not from looking at it with a dermatoscope?
When suspicious,biop: If the mole is Atypical and changing in color or size and is irregular and about the size more than a pencil eraser, A biopsy is done for microscopic examination. A clinical diagnosis including Dermatoscopic exam is not totally reliable in most cases. If the mole is small, it can be watched and monitored for any changes in size color or borders. A change indicates likely diagnosis is Melanoma. ...Read more
Can a cold sore look like a whitehead pimple and pop like a pimple? Can pimples appear on lip? No tingling or itching or blister?
Cold sore: The answer is yes to all your queries. ...Read more
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