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Q&A: What should my mother do for a 5-month old, oblong, quarter-sized, rough-textured patch on her cheek from sun burn?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - My mother (57) sunburned her face 2x this year. In June a patch formed on her cheek below her orbital bone. It was small like a pimple but now it is the size of a quarter and oblong in shape. It is rough ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: What does it mean to be Stage 1 / Level 4 and 0.8 for melanoma?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - Hi Dr. Amy, I wanted to let you know that my husband went to the surgeon, the surgeon told us that the size of the melanoma was 0.8 and that it is stage 1 level 4. I know the staging part but do not understand ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Will my skin stretch and go back to normal after skin cancer removed, or will I need an additional procedure?

Jonathan Berman, MD Picture - I had surgery on my nose yesterday to remove a small spot of basal cell skin cancer.Now my left nostril is raised and flared slightly.There is a good amount of tension because of the missing skin. Will ... View full question & answer >>