Skin Cancer Information

Skin cancer information

Skin Cancer Information

What are the signs and symptoms of Skin Cancer?

  • Spots on the body which are constantly bleeding, inflamed or tender while touching
  • The brown or black spots that are becoming prominent, looking strange or spreading out unevenly.

If you can see any of these symptoms on you or your loved ones, we would recommend you to go for a skin check Melbourne with expert medical professionals at who are qualified to assess the actual problem underlying. Please note that not every spot behaving like this are cancerous. It is better to get diagnosed before any assumptions.

Skin Cancer Types:

Basal cell carcinoma

This type of skin cancer account for over 90% of all the cases. People are often exposed to this cancer. This occurs majorly on the parts which are frequently exposed to sun rays. Symptoms like bleeding, irritation, redness and non healing sores can be noticed. Having a skin checkup at the Skin Cancer Check Melbourne can prove to be helpful for you. Treatment is given through freezing, creams and surgery and even X-ray in some cases.

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Squamous cell carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma

It constitutes of over 5% of all the cases. It has the tendency to spread to the other body parts a well. They generally appear supple and tender with redness all around. They can be treated with surgery or X-ray or sometimes a combination of both. Early detection at skin check Melbourne can prevent further damages.

Melanoma

Melanoma can be determined as a life threatening skin cancer. It starts with a change in the existing mole or from a normal looking skin tone. It has a tendency to spread at a faster rate. Get a quick mole Check Melbourne. It can be treated with the help of surgery and it is advisable as well. The chances of re occurrence are to be determined by the doctor after assessing the depth and tendency of the mole after a skin check Melbourne.

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Solar keratoses (sun spots)

Solar keratoses (sun spots)

These can sometimes progress towards cancer. These spots are rough and irritable. They have the tendency to occur on the sun exposed skin areas. Freezing and creams along with some topical options are the best treatment for this. Get a mole Check Melbourne soon.

Moles

It is hard to identify the abnormal moles. But if your suspect of any mole looking unusual you should go for a mole Check Melbourne by a qualified doctor. There are various factors which accelerate the development of such moles:

  • Many existing moles
  • Family history of skin cancer
  • Fair toned skin that burns easily
  • Frequent outdoor exposures
  • People on cortisone, an immune suppressing drug

The best and most reliable method to diagnose a skin cancer is by Skin Cancer Check Melbourne. Any further confirmation can lead to corrective measures like surgeries, etc

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