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Is the skin lesion infected and contagious?

Is the skin lesion infected and contagious?

Skin lesion: It depends on what kind of the skin lesion it is. It needs to be examined. There are some skin lesions that are infected (baterial/viral/fungal) are are contagious. Others are non-infected and not contagious. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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How dangerous is a supurating skin lesion ?

It depends...: On the cause! both infectious and inflammatory conditions cause these. Talk to your primary care doctor or dermatologist to determine what you have, then you will be better able to know how to treat it! ...Read more

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Skin lesion appeared overnight is it cancer?

Skin lesion appeared overnight is it cancer?

Unlikely: Cancer takes many years to form; so it is unlikely for a lesion that appears overnight to be cancerous. ...Read more

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How will i know what does an early cancer skin lesion look like?

How will i know what does an early cancer skin lesion look like?

Depends: Basal cell carcinomas, squamous cell carcinomas, melanomas and merkel cell carcinomas, to name a few of the more common skin cancers, can all look different. If you have a lesion you are concerned about see a doctor to have it checked. ...Read more

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Is this cancer or is it another disease if I have a growing skin lesion?

Is this cancer or is it another disease if I have a growing skin lesion?

See you doctor: It is not practical to tell without examining the lesion. ...Read more

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Slight bulge(not sure)on glans ofpenis,painless,brighter,no skin lesion,gets brighter & more assignable when cold, looks a bit less sensitive(not sure?

Slight bulge(not sure)on glans ofpenis,painless,brighter,no skin lesion,gets brighter & more assignable when cold, looks a bit less sensitive(not sure?

Here are some ...: What you described could be just normal so it deserves a personal watch for next 3-4 months and see. If it doesn't change but remains as described, leave it alone with no further concern or action. If bothered mentally or physically or worsening, seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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Can leaves of comfrey plants heal a skin lesion?

Try it: First and foremost, it is important to remember that there is no one remedy that heals everything. Our bodies come with their own toolkit that can handle almost anything that we encounter. Since there are many different causes of skin lesions and reasons why they do not heal, a short term trial of this plant that has shown some healing potential is certainly reasonable. Do not eat it. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a benign skin lesion become cancerous?

Please tell me, could a benign skin lesion become cancerous?

Yes, sometimes: Most benign conditions remain benign. But there is always some risk for change to cancer, if the growth startes getting large faster than before. ...Read more

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Can a scraped off skin lesion change color and still be rough?

Can a scraped off skin lesion change color and still be rough?

Depends: What kind of skin lesion? Was it scrapped off entirely? How was the scrapping done? Was there infection following the scrapping? The short answer to both parts of the question is yes, but it depends on the factors mentioned above. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

Contagious (Definition)

One is able to transmit an infection to another by ...Read more