What are the symptoms for Basal cell carcinoma (skin cancer)?

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The symptoms for Basal cell carcinoma (skin cancer) include the following:


  • skin problem or abnormality
  • skin bump
  • is your skin lesion, rash or abnormality depressed or caved inward (such as an eroded ulcer)?
  • do you have a skin lesion that looks like anything shown in the pictures?
  • do you have a skin lesion that looks semitransparent or translucent?
  • is your skin lesion or abnormality present in a sun exposed area such as head, face, back of neck, hand or forearms?
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You don't have to have all of the symptoms above to be diagnosed with Basal cell carcinoma (skin cancer). Take the diagnostic quiz to determine whether you may have this disease.