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If a sun spot turns red and itchy, may that signal that it may be cancerous? I have an appointment to see my derm but wondering if it is concerning

If a sun spot turns red and itchy, may that signal that it may be cancerous?  I have an appointment to see my derm but wondering if it is concerning

Maybe: Any change in a pigmented lesion is cause for some concern, but it may simply have become irritated due to scratching or other trauma. Your dermatologist will know, probably just by looking at it. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have melasma? How will i know if the dark spot on my face is melasma or just a sun spot? .

How can I tell if I have melasma? How will i know if the dark spot on my face is melasma or just a sun spot?

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Melasma?: Melasma of the face is often in a butterfly pattern but may be spotty. If you only have one spot and it is growing, you need to see a dermatologist and get a biopsy. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have melasma? How will i know if the dark spot on my face is melasma or just a sun spot? .

How can I tell if I have melasma? How will i know if the dark spot on my face is melasma or just a sun spot?  

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Hormone related...: Melasma, chloasma, and the "mask of pregnancy" are all terms for facial pigmentation that is increased by the use of estrogen (in pregnancy, of course, the estrogen comes from the placenta). There are some bleaching creams that can help to decrease this appearance. See your doctor or dermatologist if you are concerned. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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I have this reoccuring itchy bug bite that appears on the same spot on my face It happens about once every month. what could this be? it lasts 30 m

 I have this reoccuring  itchy bug bite that appears on the same spot on my face  It happens about once every month. what could this be? it lasts 30 m

Not a bug: Obviously not a bite. It lasts 30m [minutes?] Recurring monthly in same spot suggests herpes or possibly acne, though itch is usually not prominent with either. ...Read more

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I want to know how much would be the cost of sun spot removed?

I want to know how much would be the cost of sun spot removed?

Call dermatology : Your best bet would be to call a few dermatology clinics in your area. Price can vary. ...Read more

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Had a sun spot froze yesterday and it's gone puffy and big is this normal ?

Had a sun spot froze yesterday and it's gone puffy and big is this normal ?

Yes: One of the possible reactions post cryo surgery may involve swelling and the area getting almost cystic in appearance. The procedure in effect causes frost bite to the area/lesion, which will eventually heal if done correctly and cared for correctly. If you feel the area looks odd, or you remain concerned, get a follow-up appt. With the treating dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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Y if a path report says a sun spot would they take it out again when it grew back? What r they checking for?

Y if a path report says a sun spot would they take it out again when it grew back? What r they checking for?

Skin spot: It is hard to tell what you're doing without knowing the full story and seeing the lesion. You would think that they would do a biopsy again to tell what it is but again without knowing the full story it's only a guess. ...Read more

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