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I have a rough red spot on my forehead that is growing in

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I have a rough red spot on my forehead that is growing in size. It is not raised but has a rough texture.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Does this look like a skin cancer in your opinion.
Expert:  khagihara replied 11 months ago.

No, it doesn't look like a skin cancer. Pain or itch? Any medical problems? Any medications? Any family medical history? Any other symptoms? Are you aware of anything which might have triggered it?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It has been there for months but is now bigger. My dad has a history of skin cancer. My only medical problem is hypertension and very thin skin on my arms causing breakdowns.
Expert:  khagihara replied 11 months ago.

It could be fungal infection. You should see a dermatologist to have the skin sample examined.