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Health Is Wealth: How To Examine Differences In Your Skin

As living beings we are all subjected to certain sicknesses and ailments over time. These can be both short term medical emergencies or even long term medical emergencies which require many consultants and professionals in order to diagnose and cure the ailments. Some such ailments are contagious and non-contagious.

One such non contagious disease is cancer. Cancer too vary in size and fatality. A cancer is a diseases that is caused through abnormality in body cells. This disease may come around to anyone at any time in their life. It is very important to keep your doctors Terrigal close and carry out regular checkups. Skin cancer is one of the most deadly and one of the most disfiguring type of cancer. Thus, it is important to understand how to carryout inspection on your body to recognize any disfigurations in order to contact your skin cancer clinic. 

Actinic Keratosis 

A small patch which is in nature scaly which commonly occurs and can be found in areas such as head, neck, hands and arms. This is not a confirmed cancer yet in the long run it has a tendency to grow into a cancer.


Moles may appear on your body, they are not a threat at first, and however moles may become a cancer if it is irregular and abnormal in shape. There are certain moles which appear on your body know as atypical moles they too have the tendency to become moles in the future.

Alphabetic moles

These moles are categorized under A, B, C, D, and E for clarity. “A” which stands for Asymmetry which portrays that if the mole is divided in two halves both halves do not match each other.

“B” which stands for Border, which means that the base area around the mole may be bordered with a blurry irregular skin patch.
“C” which stands for Colour, which means the mole has inconsistencies in colour.

“D” which stands for Diameter says that, the mole may not be larger than a pencil eraser.

“E” which stands for Evolving is a mole that represents all the above characteristics in one and shows symptoms of growth.

Farmer’s lips

This is another type of condition where the bottom or lower lip has a persistent redness or is found to be rough. In the meantime swelling and roughness can also be observed in this condition.

Cutaneous Horns

This however is a small funnel shaped hard growth which has a reddish base. This is commonly seen with elderly population with significant amount of sun exposure.