Detection / Other Early Warning Signs
In addition to the A-B-C-D-E’s:
- Any unusual sore, lump, blemish, marking or change in the way an area of skin looks or feels.
- The skin may become scaly and crusty or begin oozing or bleeding.
- The skin may feel itchy, tender or painful.
- There may be redness, swelling, softening or hardening of the skin
Spots on the skin that are new or changing should be evaluated promptly.
Show your doctor any area of skin that concerns you. Remember that early detection and treatment can make the difference!