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Is it ok to ask my dermatologist to check my genitals for skin cancer?

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Dr. Barry Cohen
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Sounds like

An incomplete exam ask.

In brief: Sounds like

An incomplete exam ask.
Dr. Barry Cohen
Dr. Barry Cohen
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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology

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It is important to have a good rapport and speak your mind when interacting with your doctor .
Let them know you have learned that skin cancer may be found on the genitals and that you want to be safe, perhaps you have noticed an area of concern, either way let them know , it's important . The entire body including the scalp, mouth, nails , hands and feet should be examined thoroughly.

In brief: Check

It is important to have a good rapport and speak your mind when interacting with your doctor .
Let them know you have learned that skin cancer may be found on the genitals and that you want to be safe, perhaps you have noticed an area of concern, either way let them know , it's important . The entire body including the scalp, mouth, nails , hands and feet should be examined thoroughly.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
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