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White Spots On My Skin Cancer
Need to see: See your doctor or better yet a dermatologist. Many skin lesions can be white and be normal. A dermatologist can check your skin and help diagnose and treat if necessary. Some causes of white spots include idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis to vitiligo. Skin cancer does not typically present as white spots.See 1 more doctor answer
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
Hi just a quest I've been dianoised with skin cancer im on a waiting list at hos for surgury to have it cut out in the meantime 2 more spots have come?
Cluster of tiny flat spots like freckles under skin on thigh, started reddish and turned light brown. Is this cause for concern re skin cancer?
Spots: It's difficult to state with 100% confidence or accuracy without looking at an individual lesion, however if there is any change in size, color or shape of any lesion especially any new lesion which was not present before, it is important that you visit a dermatologist for further evaluation as it may possibly need a skin biopsy to rule out skin cancer.
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I have a few tiny dark spots. Could this be a kind of toe melona/skin cancer, should I be concerned?
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My mom has found skin cancer spots and she has made her own "blood root remedity". She claims its working. Is this safe? I'm very concerned.
Dermatology eval: Skin cancer can be serious and should not go without proper diagnosis and treatment. Your mother should see her dermatologist for evaluation. If the skin spots look suspicious your doctor will do a biopsy and discuss treatment options. It is possible the spots on your moms face are not skin cancer but she should have it checked to be sure. Please do not let her ignore it or self treat it.See 2 more doctor answers
I noticed 3 small browner spots on my hands skin that I have never seen or noticed before. Does this mean something bad? Like skin cancer or?!?
I have brown spots on lips? I have 4 of them and they look kind of like freckles and are flat as well. Is this some sort of skin cancer?
Brown spots on breasts can be squeezed like a pimple and hard stuff comes out of it is it skin cancer??
Doubtful: Sounds like sebaceous cysts based on your description but you should seek further evaluation. Typical skin cancers do not produce secretions.
Brown spots on breasts can be squeezed like a pimple and hard stuff comes out of it is it skin cancer or normal??
Spots: This sounds like small sebaceous cysts which you can express the somewhat harder material from. Hard to further say with certainty without examining, but it does not sound like skin cancer.
I have red spots that occasionally show up on my arms and sometimes are itchy they usually come and go. I'm wondering if they could be skin cancer?
Bad sunburn on back+stomach 10days ago. Done peeling now have brown freckle like spots on back of shoulders where burn was worst. Is this skin cancer?
Sun protection: Sun exposure can cause skin cancer, but this happens over many years of exposure. It is important to have good sun protection at all times. However, for severe sunburns, it does take time to heal from the exposure. Please see your doctor if these spots do not clear up in 2weeks as he or she may have some recommendations for helping your skin heal.See 3 more doctor answers
Curious why I have a brown spot on my left thighs? It's lik3 a beauty spot or big brown dot. Worried that can it be skin cancer?
Skin itch? I have one small spot on my upper back that I he's like crazy for a few months. Should I have it checked for skin cancer
See your doctor: Sometimes, it is not easy to differentiate a small basal cell carcinoma. Many times, it looks pinkish-just exactly the same as your skin color. If the spot/growth does not go away, bring it up to your doctor and your doctor can refer you to a dermatologist for better evaluation. Good luck.See 2 more doctor answers
Handling Skin Lesion: I recommend having a full body skin check by a dermatologist performed at least once each year or more often as recommended by your healthcare professional. A "white spot" which has been present for a few years should be evaluated and, if appropriate, tested by taking a small tissue sample (biopsy) to test for the presence of skin cancer.See 1 more doctor answer
Can skin cancer come and then fade away? Then return again when in the sun. Or is this an age spot?
ABCD's: Remember your abcd's when thinking of melanoma. Look for moles with asymmetry boarders that are irregular color differences within the same mole diameter greater than 6mm also any new mole or old that starts to itch, bleed or ulcerate should be of concern. Another rule is the ugly duckling rule. Which refers to a mole that looks distantly different from the others on your body.See 2 more doctor answers
Why risk it?: Best to see a doctor if you are concerned.See 1 more doctor answer
Need to examine: It is not likely to be cancer, but you should have it examined and if needed have it biopsied and examined by a pathologists for an accurate diagnosis.
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
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