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I am a 39 year old fair skinned female and I have a spot on

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I am a 39 year old fair skinned female and I have a spot on my hand that looks different from my other freckles. I am wondering if it is something I need to further investigate? It is a bit waxy and looks like a few freckles clumped together. I have a photo j can send. My first worry is always skin cancer as I am fair skinned. It is smooth, not raised, not itchy or bleeding.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 9 months ago.

Hello

It does not sound like skin cancer.

It sounds like a grouping of freckles.

Any new finding however must be seen by your doctor.

And I can look at a picture if you attach it here.

I will wait.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
It is the area directly in the middle of the picture -
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 9 months ago.

Nothing here looks like cancer.

Simply have your doctor, or a dermatologist, examine you with a dermatoscope, which gives a definitive exam.

I do see some thickened skin [keratosis] which is benign.

Confirm this with exam.

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