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12/04/2007

Question:

I went to a tanning salon couple yrs ago. I have fair skin. After tanning, for about 10 minutes, I have noticed a small red spot just below the sternum. It looks like a birth mark. Over the past 2 yrs. the red spot has gotten bigger! It doesn`t inch, hurt or anything. Should I have someone look at it? Its not cancerous is it???? Thank you

Answer:

You should see a board certified dermatologist for this.

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Response by:

Pranav   Sheth, MD Pranav Sheth, MD
Formerly:
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati