Summer Skin Cancer Information
What Are The First Signs Of Skin Cancer?
Skin cancer doesn’t care who you are. There is no difference in your race, gender, or skin tone. No matter who you are, you still have the same probability of developing skin cancer.
Contact Your Doctor If You Notice Any Suspecious Signs That May Point To Skin Cancer
To help you determine whether a mole is worrisome, Dr. Rapaport advises looking at the moles’ ABCDEs. Make an instant phone call to your doctor if you see any of these symptoms.
The mole alphabet is as follows:
Spotting Cancer In Unsual Places
Making An Appintment With A Dermatologist
Since dermatologists are specialists, scheduling a consultation can occasionally be quite difficult and frustrating. Since the kind of appointment you need is considered cosmetic, don’t be shocked if it takes weeks or months to get scheduled to see the doctor. But given the gravity of the issue, prompt action is necessary. Inform your dermatologist or family doctor over the phone about what you’ve found and that you need to see them right away.
According to Dr. Rapaport, individuals should see a dermatologist or family physician annually for a skin cancer screening.
Examine the rest of your skin, including your moles, on a regular basis. If you find anything unusual or suspicious, consult a physician right away. Skin cancer is a grave illness that could potentially be prevented if you regularly check your skin.