COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) - Dr. John Clay is seeing patients with basal cell skin cancer at Primary Health Group - Appomatox.
It is commonly seen on the face and ears. They often are pink, have rolled edges, a pearly appearance, and tiny blood vessels coursing over them. They often bleed easily.
A skin biopsy is necessary to confirm the diagnosis.
See your doctor if you have a recently noticed unusual appearing mole or skin lesion present for more than several weeks.
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