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Does finding a black spot on your vaginal wall mean you have cancer?

Does finding a black spot on your vaginal wall mean you have cancer?

Spot on vaginal wall: It is really tough to see inside the vagina. Black spots don't mean cancer, but they do beg for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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I have a black spot that just appeared like a week ago on my left pinky toe and im scared its cancer?

I have a black spot that just appeared like a week ago on my left pinky toe and im scared its cancer?

Seeing Spots??: Calm down. The chances are that it is not cancer. and if it is, it is definitely treatable. Some conditions must be examined visually to be accurate and color changes, involving the skin or nails, is one. Take a picture now to memorialize it for future reference. To remove all doubt you might have, simply have your toe evaluated by a dermatologist. Healthtap can assist you or find one near you. ...Read more

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Black spot on roof of mouth is it cancer ? Could it be caused by vaping

Black spot on roof of mouth is it cancer ? Could it be caused by vaping

Probably no, and yes: No way to tell without an examination. Go see your Dentist, or a specialist Oral Surgeon, for examination, differential diagnosis, and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Help please! is cancer something someone inherit as the black spot in dna?

Help please! is cancer something someone inherit as the black spot in dna?

Not so Gothic...: A few mutated genes can be passed parent-to-child making a person more vulnerable to additional mutations eventuating in cancer. This is no "black spot", just an altered base pair sequence. For most cancers, every mutation was probably acquired in the person rather from the sperm / egg. ...Read more

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What does cancer in the big toe look like and does it appear over time from a black spot -looking like you dropped something on your toe?

What does cancer in the big toe look like and does it appear over time from a black spot -looking like you dropped something on your toe?

I have a black spot: ...under my toe nail too, so I hope not. A melanoma can appear as a dark spot anywhere on your skin, including a toe, or under a toenail. Most often a black spot that looks like you dropped something on your toe is an old hemorrhage from trauma. Old blood should resorb or grow out with the skin. A melanoma, on the other hand, may have irregular coloration, an irregular border, and grow over time. ...Read more

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My dad previously diagnosed with prostrate cancer & the affect region was removed. However, recent report shows black spot in its kidney. Any danger?

My dad previously diagnosed with prostrate cancer & the affect region was removed. However, recent report shows black spot in its kidney. Any danger?

Black Spot: Most certainly needs urgent investigation especially if your dad's cancer was late stage. I would seek immediate ultra sound and MRi investigation to determine the true nature of the black spot. ...Read more

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I have a black spot in my wisdom teeth. Is that a cancer?

I have a black spot in my wisdom teeth. Is that a cancer?

Black spot: No. Cancer does not grow in/on teeth. It's either stain or a cavity. See a dentist to evaluate your 'black spot' and to give you a full head and neck cancer screening. ...Read more

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I was just wondering if black spot are found on a CT scan. Is it cancer?

I was just wondering if black spot are found on a CT scan. Is it cancer?

may need more tests: If ct scan shows abnormal nodule you may need follow up scans and depending on your history and size/location of spot, for instnace lung nodule may need a pet-ct scan with delayed imaging; liver spot may need MRI or biopsy etc. See your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I noticed a black spot on my vulva, could it be a cancer?

I noticed a black spot on my vulva, could it be a cancer?

Possible: It is more likely to be a mole or other benign condition such as hemangioma. Have it checked out, especially if it has changed color, grown in size, or is irregularly shaped. ...Read more

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