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Skin Cancer Bruise Like
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
Have the lesion: Evaluated by a dermatologist. I encourage my patients to see their dermatologist annually for a head to toe evaluation. ...Read more
I have a red, bump (like a mosquito bite) skin cancer on my shin. Are all bumpy/elevated skin cancers the deadly melanoma type, or not necessarily?
Not necessarily: There are 3 types of skin Cancers: The most common is called a Basal cell carcinoma(this is what you are most likely to have). Melanoma is less common and it usually has a brown or black color to it. But the best way to find out what you have is to go see your doctor(PCP). A dermatologist may be most appropriate if you can get an appointment soon(in 2 weeks or less). ...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
Does inflammatory breast cancer look like dermatitis? Or it is just swollen and red, like mastitis?
Scortum very itch, dry, brake out small pinple. Penis head is red, small pinple formed as ring. Some what look as fungus? Some what like skin cancer?
Asymmetrical burn like mark on arm, but NO burn. Was hot and sore, but now flat brown pigment like discolouration, like dirt. Skin cancer?
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
Yellowish bruise like mark that appeared out of nowhere. Could it be melanoma? Also have axillary mass that looks black through skin for 5 mos.
Bruise : Sometimes a bruise is a bruise and will fade over a few weeks. Other times an area undergoing color changed could be cancerous . An axillary mass could be a cyst, an enlarged lymph node or even a skin cancer to name a few possibilities . . In any case, have a dermatologist evaluate any suspicious area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes yes yes!!!: I will admit there are few things lovelier than a well tanned female body but in the end, a tan is a response to injury and ultimately not good for you. Sun exposure will increase the risk for skin cancers of all types, including the potentially deadly melanoma. It will also cause premature skin aging. Avoid unnecessary sun exposure (and tanning beds as well). Best to you. ...Read more
A condition in which some element of your skin--which is one of the most complex organs in the body--degenerates into cancer. The three most common types of skin cancer 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 and ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
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