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I have a sore on my throught that won't heal. Its been

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I have a sore on my throught that won't heal. Its been that way for six months. Its a high sun area. Is there something I can put on it.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 4 months ago.

Hi and thanks for the query.

Is it on the neck you mean? on the skin of the neck?

Can you post a picture?

Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Non healing ulcer or sore should be checked by a dermatologist.

This can a skin cancer like basal cell cancer.

Diabetes also can cause non healing sore.
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months ago.

This is Dr. David

sore on your skin in high sun areas are often skin cancer

it could be a basal cell or squamous cell skin carcinoma.

you need a biopsy of the skin sore to show skin cancer.

would you like to upload a photo of the skin lesion ? I would be happy to look at it.

here are instructions to how to upload a photo

type a word in the textbox and highlight it

then select the "chain" icon above the textbox or the paper clip icon to upload a jpg

this opens a window where you can click next to the text box to select the jpg or pdf file on your computer to upload into JustAnswer