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Dermatologist Spots Arm Pigmented Lesions Worry Cancerous
My dermatologist said that the spots on my arm are pigmented lesions and not to worry. Can these lesions become cancerous?
It is possible: Your dermatologist is trained in being able to detect abnormal and potentially dangerous skin lesions, including those pigmented spots. It is important to continue to follow up regularly (every 6-12 months) with the dermatologist or primary doctor for whole body skin checks. Over time your existing skin lesions can change and new lesions can develop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have pictures of brown spots on my back can a dermatologist take a look at these pictures and see if there are pre cancerous or maybe be melanoma?
Evaluation.: These are better evaluated in person so that subtle changes can be seen and felt. See a physician for a complete skin examination. The internet is no substitute for this. ...Read more
What cancer starts as 2 raised small freckles in different spots. I made a dermatologist appt because I do spend a lot of unprotected time in the sun?
1)i have brownish spots on my chest area now going to my face and under arms?2)i already have a app. To see a dermatologist but i no ins. An estimate?
Tinea Versicolor: Tinea versicolor is fairly common. It is caused by a type of yeast fungus called pityrosporum ovale. This fungus is normally found on human skin. It only causes a problem in certain settings. The condition is treated by applying antifungal medicines to the skin. These medicines include clotrimazole, ketoconazole, and miconazole. Anti-fungal medicines you take by mouth can also be used. ...Read more
My toddler had a 2nd degree burn on his arm 6 months ago.The skin is pigmented& the dermatologist told us to protect it from the sun. Does this help?
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About 2 years ago I had a precancerous brown spot removed by a dermatologist. What remains is white. Could it still be cancerous? I think it's grown.
Is a skin biopsy the only way to determine skin cancer? I have a mole on my arm that I am concerned about. I am scared to death that if i go to the dermatologist that he will order a biopsy to be done. Are there any other, less invasive ways of determini
Skin cancer: Skin cancer can be suspected by looking, however, the only way to know for sure is to do a biopsy. There are some benign growths that may be suspicious of skin cancer and vice versa. The most important thing to remember is the earlier the diagnosis, the better the chances of a complete cure, particularly for melanoma. If diagnosed late, melanoma does not have very good treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there any itching associated with skin cancer? My doctor recently referred me to a Dermatologist about a suspicious mole on arm. Seems itchier now
ABCD's: 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 2 more doctor answers
I have black spot on nose .. I have seen dermatologist, he said its pigmentation ... Still its showing on nose?
Ask your: Dermatologist since there is not enough information here to address your question. ...Read more
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