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Should I talk to my doctor about my squamous cell carcinoma symptoms?

If you notice symptoms of squamous cell carcinoma, you should talk to your doctor. Symptoms are often hard to distinguish from other conditions because they're  mild at first, and later they just look like red, scaly skin or a sore. However, if you notice any of these symptoms that don't heal after a few weeks, it's a good idea to talk to a doctor. The earlier squamous cell carcinoma is diagnosed and treated, the more likely your chance for a full recovery.

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