Most of us turn to our primary care doctor for skin irritations, simple rashes, and bug bites. Sometimes, cases arise which require the assistance of a specialist in skin care like a dermatologist, but how do we know the difference? The bigger question is how to tell when you need to see a dermatologist.
There was a time when moles were known as “beauty marks.” Honestly. When they are on your face, they are pretty distinctive, but moles can develop anywhere on your body. If you are born with one or several, when they appear, and what they look like are all important factors. So exactly when should you worry about a mole?
We have come a long way from the days when using baby oil to acquire a beautiful tan was all the rage. Even though most people are aware just how dangerous the sun is, there are still sun worshippers who think they are invulnerable, and only a couple of hours in the sun won’t hurt.
We beg to differ.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States with more cases than any other cancer combined. No matter your age, your nationality, or especially if you are a parent, be aware of the dangers of skin cancer and melanoma.
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