Advertisement

Should I talk to my doctor about my stage 0 basal cell carcinoma symptoms?

If you notice symptoms that may be caused by stage 0 basal cell carcinoma, you should talk to your doctor. Symptoms may include a sore on your face or neck that bleeds easily or scabs and oozes. In stage 0, basal cell carcinomas may just be small white or red bumps, or they can be flat brown patches. Since stage 0 basal cell carcinomas haven't penetrated deep into the skin yet, it's a good idea to see a doctor as soon as you notice symptoms so that you can diagnose and treat the cancer early.

Continue Learning about Stage 0 Basal Cell Carcinoma

What are the treatment options for stage 0 basal cell carcinoma?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
There are a variety of treatment options for stage 0 basal cell carcinoma. The most common treatment...
More Answers
Can children get stage 0 basal cell carcinoma?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Basal cell carcinoma at any stage, including stage 0, is rare in children. In general, older people ...
More Answers
How is stage 0 basal cell carcinoma diagnosed?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Usually, diagnosing stage 0 basal cell carcinoma begins with a physical exam that includes a visual ...
More Answers
Are there alternative treatments for stage 0 basal cell carcinoma?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Although alternative treatments can't cure stage 0 basal cell carcinoma, there are several alternati...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.