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Moles

Moles are small marks that appear on your skin - but they need to be watched. Here’s how to check for them, what to look for and when to see a doctor.

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Skin cancer diagnosis

Skin cancer is diagnosed by physical examination and biopsy. Find out more about mole checks and how skin cancer is diagnosed.

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Skin tags

Skin tags are small growths on the skin that look a bit like warts. They are harmless and generally painless, but if a skin tag is bothering you, you should consult your doctor.

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Milia

Milia are tiny, white lumps that can appear on the faces of newborn babies, young children and adults. learn more about different types and treatments.

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Skin cancer and melanomas

Skin cancer is mainly caused by exposure to sun. Most skin cancers can be successfully treated if found early, but you need to know what to look for.

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Removing benign skin lesions

Skin lesions are lumps found on or just below your skin. Surgery is the only reliable way to remove skin lesions. Find out more about how this surgery is performed and if there are any alternatives.

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Should I be tested for skin cancer?

Everyone can be at some risk of developing skin cancer and the risks increase as you grow older. Find out here about how and why tests for skin cancer are carried out.

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Cancer symptoms

It is important to be aware of any unexplained changes to your body. Find out what are the symptoms of cancer.

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Skin cancer symptoms

Become familiar with the look of your skin, so you pick up any changes that might suggest a skin cancer. Find out about skin cancer symptoms.

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Sunburn

All people are at risk of sunburn, and young children can get seriously burnt in less than 30 minutes. Here's how to avoid and treat sunburn.

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Essential screening tests for men

Screening tests or health checks aim to pick up health problems early in people who don't have any symptoms of disease. Read about tests men might need.

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