Aware of These 3 Skin Cancer Symptoms, Probably BCC or SCC

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Skin cancer is indeed a very serious health problem. However, the symptoms are sometimes so subtle that many people don’t notice or even ignore them. Therefore, it is important to recognize the following symptoms of skin cancer so that treatment can be carried out as early as possible, so that the cancer condition does not get worse.

Skin Cancer Symptoms From Various Types

Firstly, we need to know types of skin cancer that could contract people, those are: Melanoma, Non-melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC). and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC). All those four types of skin cancer have different symptoms we need to aware. On this article, we will specifically tell you about BCC and SCC skin cancer symptoms.

Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)

This type of skin cancer is more common in areas of the skin that are exposed to the sun, such as the face and neck. Sun exposures took big roles in developing this type of cancer. Symptoms include:

from skincancer.org
  • Soft and shiny bumps appear on the skin.
  • On dark brown or reddish-brown skin: flat, flesh-like lesions usually appear.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)

from skincancer.org

This skin cancer also usually occurs on skin that is often exposed to the sun. However, in people with dark skin, SCC can also appear on areas of the skin that are rarely exposed to sunlight. This skin cancer symptoms include:

  • Hard red bumps appear on the skin.
  • Lesions appear flat and scaly hard like a crust.

Both of BCC and SCC types of skin cancer usually happened due to sun exposure. We can do prevention by taking care of our skin and always apply sunscreen on every activities we will do.

They have similar symptoms that are bumps and lesions, but you need to tell the differences. If the above cancer symptoms appear on your skin, you should immediately consult a doctor for a more precise diagnosis. Let’s be aware of our healthiness, Healthy People!

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