Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Symptoms And Causes of Skin Cancer !

The cancer which begins at the skin cells is referred as skin cancer. Skin cancer is normally developed at the top layer of the skin. This can be also known as epidermis. There are different types of skin cancer that is affected by normal person. They are

Basal cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma.

Melonoma is the worst skin cancer ever. These can be spread to the different parts of the body if it is untreated. There will be a spot on the skin. It will gradually change the color and the shape.

The basal cell carcinoma is the least form of the skin cancer. In this type of the skin cancer the affected area will turns to red, pale in color. This may fail to heal completely. These type normally seen on the skin areas exposed to sun.

The squamous cell carcinoma is another type of cancer that the affected area will be in red spot and the chance of the bleeding will be high. The portion will grow when it is exposed to sun.

There are another type of skin cancer. This type will not occur frequently. These types of cancer are rarely seen. They are

  • kaposi sarcoma
  • merkel cell carcinoma
  • lutaneous (skin) lymphoma
  • skin adnexal tumors

Cause :

  • Sunburn 
  • Tanning 
  • Solariums

The major cause for the skin cancer are  given above. When the excessive effect of sunburn, the over tanning of the skin an :

Symptoms of skin cancer

  • The initial symptom of the skin cancer is the the change of skin it self. The change can be something that is growing on your skin. 
  • Then the appearance of the skin will be changed varying the intensity of the skin cancer. 
  • Reddish patch of dry skin that won’t heal
  • Flesh-colored (or pink, red, or brown) pearl-shaped lump 
  • Pimple that just won’t clear

When a person seems like having the above symptoms he must immediately consult the specialist for the rectifying the problem.

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