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Skin Cancer Arm Blister
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
If skin is burned it can also be itchy right? I have small red blisters only on my arms, could it be skin cancer?? I stay out of the sun just in case
See a doctor: You should see your doctor to be sure. Blisters on the arm could occur from a severe sunburn. If so, these should resolve as the burn heals. Scaly, red areas over the arms can be actinic keratosis, a pre-cancerous condition. However, there are many things, including infections, that can cause red blisters, so it is best to see either your family doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Not clear: Please re-phrase your question - it is not clear. ...Read more
Have the lesion: Evaluated by a dermatologist. I encourage my patients to see their dermatologist annually for a head to toe evaluation. ...Read more
Both arms seemed discolored. it's been 2 months now and they wont heal. there's no flaky patches they are all flat. could this be skin cancer?
Can skin cancer pop? Had pink bump on arm that got bigger quickly. Popped it, clear fluid came out and it went flat but seems to be coming back now.
Just had a mole biopsy taken from my arm. If it does concern drs, what would be the next steps to testing me for skin cancer?
Pale and went to desert without sunhat only sunscreen but still got blisters from sun will i get skin cancer. I've been burnt about 10-15x in life?
Increased risk: Exact prediction not possible. Only answer is that your risk is increased. Avoid tanning lamps. Protect from sunburn. Look for shade. Use a big hat and sunglasses. Protective clothing. Sunscreens. Learn what skin cancers look like. Take a baby aspirin daily: 81mg, not coated, reduces risk 10%. Niacin amide also is used to reduce risks. ...Read more
Skin is the largest and one of the most complex organs in the body composed of hundreds of different structures. Nearly any of these elements can degenerate into cancer. However the three most common are: basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma which occur in that order and degree of aggressiveness. Although heredity plays a major role, sun exposure and tobacco use & ...Read more