Could this be skin cancer

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image I've had a scab what's getting bigger on the back of my neck could this be skin cancer seeing the nurse monday had it for several weeks and no improvements

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    Anything that doesn't heal or appears to be changing warrants a visit to the doc. You're doing the right thing by getting it checked out. But if it turns out to he a cancer, it wont be melanoma which as we all know is the deadly one but there are two other types, basal cell & sqaumous cell carcinoma. I knew a bloke who had a skin cancer on his face for a very long time & like yours it would scab over but never healed. He ended up getting it cut out but because he left it for such a long time they had to 'dig' deep to get it all but he's fine now, just a big scar on his face is all .

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      my neck area all tender and red too. the scab massive not small. I am going in for my b12 injection monday and I show it to the nurse and if she thinks if I need to see a gp I think she would tell me hopefully nothing serious

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