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Dark, painful scab on elbow, dark marks, pain on pressing. Cancer symptoms?

Hi, I noticed yesterday a dark (painful) scab on my elbow , I haven t bumped or cut it, it just appeared, it is about the size of a penny piece. That itself isn t the problem, the fact in exactly the same place on the other elblow, it seems the same thing is happening, although it is not as yet a scab, just a dark mark, press it and it hurts.. this is about the size of a small pea. I m 43 and worried about cancer!
Asked On : Mon, 3 Dec 2012
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Hi, apparently it looks like some infection or pressure sore. Possibly fungal infection, and cancer is a very very rare possibility. I would suggest you to see skin specialist and clinical examination will be of great value. Take care.
Answered: Tue, 4 Dec 2012
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