Question by  naveen21 (14)

What are the signs of skin cancer?


Answer by  mpartin (1600)

Melanoma usually starts as a sore that won't heal or a mole that changes in shape, size or color. If not diagnosed early then skin cancer can be quickly fatal.


Answer by  abrazo (175)

Any changes in skin should be carefully monitored, as they could be signs of skin cancer. Such changes that one should pay particular attention to include the size and colors of moles and freckles, moles and freckles that open up and bleed, and new moles that form that are shiny.


Answer by  grandmas (280)

Some signs to watch for are spots or sores that don't heal for over four weeks, or may continue to itch, scab, crust or bleed. Best to check with doctor


Answer by  Travis404607 (3916)

The most common sign of skin cancer is a change in appearance of a mole, particularly moles with "jagged" edges, or non-smooth moles. Other symptom include itchiness, suspicious sores, and bleeding moles.


Answer by  tamarawilhite (17883)

Any mole that changes color, changes shape, becomes painful or begins to bleed is a possible sign of skin cancer and should be seen by a doctor.

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