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Red itchy scar on the leg due to tanning - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help youy
User :   Hi you know i have a litlle problem with my skin
User :   i am going to the tanning salon and today i found the kind of scarf on my leg
Doctor :   k
User :   and now I am thinking that it is because of the tan
User :   i know that it is very dangerouse so i can get a canser
User :   cancer
Doctor :   K
Doctor :   How long you have been getting tanned
User :   what do you think about that
User :   like 20 days
Doctor :   For health purposes I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
Doctor :   The tanning as such may not cause the skin cancer,
User :   age-23, gender- female, USA, Texas, Single
Doctor :   one should look at the changes in the scar which is more important.
Doctor :   like bleeding, change in size of the scar, spreading
Doctor :   The sunlight tanning is a risk factor
User :   its scratches
Doctor :   for skin cancer
User :   and its red
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   It should subside if yoiu stop tanning
Doctor :   otherwise get the local examination done by a doctor
User :   yes it is subside when i am not getting tan for one or 2 days
Doctor :   K
User :   but I am worry if i could get a cancer
Doctor :   Dont worry right now then let it come down completely
Doctor :   and then continue with the tanning
User :   ok thank you so much, now I can sleep good
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
User :   ok good night .Doc
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User :   which form
Doctor :   Please refer to atleast your contacts
Doctor :   feedback form
Doctor :   which i sent you
User :   i didn;t get any form
Doctor :   I shall send once again
Doctor :   Refer to all the contacts
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