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What is the treatment for nevus spilus on the leg?

hi,i am 32 years old,and i have nevus spilus on my leg,does it have a risk of skin cancer if i tattooed it?i had dermabrasion before 4 years and it seems bad now,it was not a good choise i think,i have some keloids and stirias on it now.or shall i have laser treatment?which is better?
Tue, 12 Jan 2016
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As per recommendations tatoos done at a good places won't cause cancers. But yes off course tatooing can cause cancer. But just plain nevus can rarely leads to cancers like squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas.
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What is the treatment for nevus spilus on the leg?

Thanks for posting to hcm, As per recommendations tatoos done at a good places won t cause cancers. But yes off course tatooing can cause cancer. But just plain nevus can rarely leads to cancers like squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas.