On several occasions now I have noticed that when I have an advanced SCC I have several others start to appear as well as an increase in activity in a rough skin area on my ear.

When I have the advanced SCC removed, within a couple of weeks all the activity in other areas stops and indeed dissapears until the next time I have another advanced SCC.

Can an advanced SCC act as a trigger and is it possible for this trigger to allow other problems to develop in non - SCC areas?
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replied August 21st, 2010
Your SCCA is the result of chronic sun-induced damage to your skin. While skin changes in other areas of your body might represent immune-modulated responses to surgery, there is no way to be certain of this in your case, that I am aware of.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS



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