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Face Skin Cancer

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Skin cancer is by far most common type of cancer. Nearly all skin cancers be treated effectively if they are found early, so knowing what to look for is important. There are many types of skin cancer, each of which can look different on skin. This picture gallery contains some examples of more common types of cancer, as well as some other non - cancerous types of skin growth. But skin can look different from these examples. This is why it is important to see doctor if you have any lumps, bumps, spots, sores, or other marks on your skin that are new or changing, or that worry you for any other reason.

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Checking for skin cancer symptoms

Skin Cancer is by far most common type of cancer. If you know what to look for, you spot warning signs of skin cancer early. Finding it when it is small and has not spread, makes skin cancer much easier to treat. Some doctors and health care professionals include skin exams as part of routine health check - ups. Many doctors also recommend that you check your own skin about once month. Look at your skin in well - lit room in front of full - length mirror. Use hand - held mirror to look at areas that are hard to see. Use ABCDE rule to look for some of common signs of melanoma, one of deadliest forms of skin cancer: basal and squamous cell skin cancers are more common than melanomas, but they are usually very treatable. Both basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas, or cancers, usually grow in parts of body that get most sun, such as face, head, and neck. But they can up anywhere. Flat, firm, pale or yellow areas, similar to scars, raise reddish that might be itchy. Small translucent, shiny, pearly bumps that are pink or red and which might have blue, brown, or black areas Pink growths with raised edges and lower area in their center, which might have abnormal blood vessels spreading like spokes of wheel open sores and which dont heal, or heal and then come back rough or scaly red patches, which might crust or bleed raise growths or lumps, sometimes with lower area in center Open sores and which dont heal, or heal and then come back Wart - like growths not all Skin cancers look like these descriptions, though. Point out anything youre concerned about to your doctor, including: Any new spots Any spot that look like others on your body. Any sore that doesnt heal Redness or new swelling beyond border of mole Color that spreads from border of spot into surrounding skin Itching, pain, or tenderness in area that doesn't go away or go away then come back Changes in surface of mole: oozing, scaliness, bleeding, or appearance of lump or bump

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Actinic keratosis

Actinic keratosis is most common precancer that forms from skin damage caused by chronic exposure to ultraviolet rays from sun and / or indoor tanning. Solar keratosis is name for condition. Aks results from long - term exposure ultraviolet radiation. This means that if you already have AK, you are likely to develop more Actinic keratoses in future. This puts you at higher risk for skin cancer, since can develop into squamous cell carcinoma, common and sometimes invasive form of disease. If detected early, Actinic keratoses can be treated they develop into Skin Cancer. See your dermatologist, who can accurately lesion and recommend effective treatment. Its best to diagnose and treat early, before they become cancerous. This is especially true for AKs that arise in head or neck, where skin cancers may be more aggressive. Protect yourself to help prevent sun damage. Seek shade and protect your skin against UV exposure every day, even when it's cloudy, using broad - spectrum sunscreen and sun - clothing, hats and eyewear. Avoid indoor tanning and do not get sunburn.

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