Skin Cancer on Leg Pictures - 22 Photos & Images
Cancer builds up if the molecule present in tissue cells responsible of the encoding of genetic information, DNA, turns out to be defective and the human body won`t be able to fix the deterioration. The defective cells start to expand as well as dividing with no control. When this happens within the skin, skin cancer builds up. When the harmful cells increase in numbers, they develop a tumor. Due to the fact that skin cancer typically evolves within the outer layers of skin, the epidermis, the tumor will likely be precisely observable. As a result, the majority of skin cancers is noticeable during the early stages.
Skin cancer is a very serious problem and one of the most common types of cancer. Many people tend to ignore the warning signs when the skin is involved, or at least until it really starts to bother them. However, because the disease can be just as deadly as any other type of cancer, you should be aware of the symptoms of skin cancer so that you can know to seek medical attention.
One of the most obvious skin cancer symptoms is a change in your skin, such as a new mole or a lesion. If this suddenly appears, especially if it changes after a relatively short period of time, you should immediately see your doctor. Skin cancer will generally affect any areas on the body that are exposed to the sun, especially the face but also the hands, neck, arms, scalp, lips, ears and chest. More uncommonly, it could affect the palms of the hands, between the toes, beneath the fingernails or toenails and even the genital area.
Most often, you will notice a brown spot as symptoms, especially a raised mole or bump in the affected area. The mole may have darker speckles over its surface, and any mole that changes in color or becomes larger in size or bleeds should be seen as a possible sign of skin cancer. If you notice such a skin issue, make an appointment to see a dermatologist as soon as possible. You can also consult your primary care physician, though he or she might refer you to a dermatologist or to another facility where you can have a biopsy done of the mole.
About eight weeks ago I developed one dark spot on my shin, about a half inch wide. Seven days ago a second one showed up, about the same size as the first one, and it's about two inches from the first spot and today it looks like six very small spots near the other two, none of them were there in August, an now it's only November! Cancer (skin, brain, lung, bone) run rampant throughout my families history. I do NOT have ANY medical coverage and absolutely can NOT afford to see any quack as they ARE ALL thieves in JooMerica thanks to the democrats (crooked Clinton) letting it get outta hand! Three relatives of mine have died from skin cancers in the past 5 years, welp, I guess I'm NEXT!