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114 1 6 days ago
Hi. Last Thursday I had a wart like growth removed from the top of my yead. The drs office called Tuesday and said it was Squamous Cell Circoma. I m scheduled to have surgery to remove remaining tissue the 26th of this month. I think the size was 0.5 or .05, can t remember as my mind was racing....
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
Hi my name is Miss Brickell l recently had a forehead flap on nose for skin cancer things went well just this past Tuesday a spot came up on my nose right where the cancer was as they said they got all really hasenjoyed scared and worried as don t think l can take any more needles in my nose. Do...
2 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
I developed a skin growth on my right eyebrwo last year, and it appears to be spreading.It is annoyingly attached to a nerve... which might be a merkel-cell something or other. I am getting a little concerned that this might be a form of skin cancer. My doctor (Robert Neff of Hocking Valley...
31 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
Hi Doctor, I have been diagnosed with skin cancer of scalp and have multiple tumours. Scalp is itchy/burning & throbbing 24/7. I had op to remove two tumours 1/12/10 and plastic surgeons advised my condition is Chronic Genealogical Defect(inherited)&since first op the tumours keep popping up all...
2 1 Fri, 22 Jun 2018
I have a diagnosis from a biopsy on a small spot on my leg as : Invasive well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma, keratoacanthoma type. The lesion involve the deep margin. My dermatologist wants to do the Mohns surgery. Would this be the only treatment in that I am active during the summer...
16 1 Thu, 21 Jun 2018
i surfer from malformation in my hand due to skin graft on its back some times i use derma colour to improve its shape ans i fear its cause a cancer to me plz advice me its it OK to do that and wut i can do to improve its shape its a dark and look lika a hand of very old man thx alot
90 1 Thu, 21 Jun 2018
my name is ifrah grand mother is suffering from skin cancer since 3 cancer is on the lower side of head portion.her age is 75.she has also completed the course of radiations but beside this the cancer is increasing day by day at last the drs have suggested that there is no...
13 1 Wed, 20 Jun 2018
My mother-in-law has been diagnosed with progressive skin cancer on her ear. She has woken up many nights with blood on her pillow & last week I went to visit & there is a nasty scab on her ear that looks like it has eaten flesh away. She has been diagnosed with progressive skin cancer. Could you...
2 1 Tue, 19 Jun 2018
Hi,my Dr. took a biopsy on the back of my hand came out as 0.6x0.6 squamous and told me I need a Mohs surgery. Will Zyclara help without going thru surgery ? Also they found a 0.5x0.5 cm on my arm and want to do an Excision,Will Zyclra help ? thanks Gary C.
8 1 Mon, 11 Jun 2018
in 2008 had stage 2 3 melanoma. had op on back and neck and under left arm, neck and arm were because it had spread to the lymph nodes and they removed one in neck and underarm. my back was 1 mm. have had regular revisions. now have spreading colour on my nose and another op I had under my eye to...
39 1 Tue, 29 May 2018
Hi, my father is 86, has gone thru pros. cancer, heart works 35% and lung cancer. Now his psa has increased to 17. He has just started HONVAN 120 , and has increased skin rashes on his legs which are itching and getting worse. Is it medicinal side effect or beginning of skin cancer.
7 1 Tue, 29 May 2018
my father had skin cancer on the left side of his head after treatment he had the all clear . After 2 / 3 years he now has lumps on his ear (the left hand side ) As my dad is 89 years of age he says nothing is wrong but i care to differ can you help he won,t go to the doctors !
8 1 Fri, 25 May 2018
I was advised to begin the use of carac on my face to shed layers of many skin cancer cells. I wanted to make sure it will not interfere with medications I take orally. These are Paxil, elavil, Prevacid , benicar, Dulera, verapimil, zerytec and singular
7 1 Wed, 23 May 2018
10 years ago I got sun poisoning from second degree sunburns. I just found out last year Melanoma runs in my family on my father s side. He had it as did his mother. I m extremely fair-skinned and burn easily. What is my susceptibility to skin cancer?
39 1 Wed, 23 May 2018
I am a 54 white female who was diagnosed with Merkel Cell Carcinoma in 2006. I was considered a stage III and the prognosis did not look good. My tumors where located under the skin, unassuming, no pain, no discloration etc....I have submitted my story above but have no idea if you have received...
7 1 Wed, 25 Apr 2018
Hi Doc , I have recently been in surgery to remove Melanoma cancer, 3 surgeries later and I am still struggling with the last wound , it opens up and bleeds. My Surgeon thinks it could be the lymph trying to drain from my knee or it could be the inteferon alpha that I am on. My question is ? why...
7 1 Sat, 14 Apr 2018
my grandson who is one and half years has be detected with small -hole in both kidneys, in fact the doctor notice this hole when he was five mths. Athought, there s no symptons in urine is normal, no fever, as well his weight. What worries us? is it normal for boys. If there s any chance when he...
7 1 Tue, 3 Apr 2018
What is best treatment for basal skin carcinoma that was previously excised 25 years ago but is now 3.9cm x 2.5cm x 3.9cm located in the left orbital and left nasal areas beneath but not connected to the lacrimal gland? Patient is 88 yrs. old in otherwise good health and weighs 82 lbs and is 4 11...
29 1 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
If I actually feel sick and FEEL as I am running a high temperature when I actually am running a very LOW temp on an average ofv94.9-95.7? I have diabetes 2 but always in control o have neuropathy and have had a bout with recurring melanoma with interferon treatment so I know my health is not...
2 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Last couple of weeks having vivid dreams were I am talking etc. Last week I woke up ran out to kitchen hit,the,counter,hurt,my back. I was sure that my sister in ,law was here,my husband could not convince me. I the sat Dow and after I had my breakfast I called my sister in law, instead I had...
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