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For Your Melanoma/Skin Cancer Concerns........New Experts
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
Our WebMD Melanoma/Skin Cancer Community has new experts to help you with your concerns and questions.

We are excited to have Dr. Steppie, Dr. Saini and the Skin Cancer Foundation join us!

Receiving a diagnosis of skin cancer or finding a suspicious spot can be frightening. The experts and the Melanoma/Skin Cancer Community can help through the maze of diagnosis and treatment.

Jmotivation responded:
so i had a cold and was blowing my nose a lot and irritated the area around the nose like i always do but just normally seems a little red. Well i scratched the area a little because it was itching and rubbed that area with a little bit of scented hand sanitizer and it burned like crazy bright right so as soon as i got home i damped the area with water and place some triple ointment on it. Well its now two days later and I could not book a appointment with a dermatologist for two weeks. Do you think this is a chemical burn or just a fever blister that was just waiting for the right opportunity exposed itself in the same area that i happen to irritate. Even though it looks like a bad bumpy blister leading out my nostril and around my nose, I want to make sure i using the proper things. Please advise I TRULY GRATEFUL
An_247368 responded:

I have develop black scaly spots on the back of my neck which seem to be spreading. they are itchy and can be painful. I have scratched them before I knew what it was, which seemed to open the sores. My husband said they have gotten large. I now have scabs in the back of my neck. I made an appointment next week but have been reading articles about Melanoma and am concerned. I had a really bad sun burn a year ago and had a another one a few weeks ago. I have tried using Tea Tree Oil (Kinder) but it has not worked. The irritation has been with me for abut four weeks now. Any help or suggestions is appreciated.
Ashley82999 responded:
I have sever exzema an I can't even get out of bed cuz the pain if u have any suggestions please tell me

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