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Suffering from skin cancer, that is eating earlobe and the part of ear

Hi! How you doing? My dad is 58 he is around 5 7 and he weights about 155 and he is dealing with a type of skin cancer that is eating his earlobe a and part of the ear and bleeds from it a lot! specially with direct sunlight or heat!! We have tried laser surgery but it didnt work and his infection is getting worse! We need all the help and information you can give us!! Thanks!!!
Asked On : Fri, 24 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.Please visit a oncologist for definative treatment.There are various options available now a day which can help him.Apply some light dressing over the affected area to avoid bleeing on touch.In some cases surgery is also advised.
wishing him good health.
Answered: Fri, 24 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
on ear lobe there may be two type of cancer
-squamous cell carcinoma or melanoma
both can be surgically cured.
laser is not best option available.
microsurgery is there which removal small area of normal skin with involved skin ,so there is no chance of reoccur.
u should consult dermatologist and surgeon both for proper treatment.
Answered: Fri, 24 Jun 2011
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