Dr. Lina AlKurdi is a Consultant Dermatologist in Dubai with a vase experience of more than 20 years in diagnosis and treatment of all skin, hair and nail diseases and disorders with a German Board of Dermatology.
Skin cancer screening tests in Dubai is a visual examination of your skin by a Dermatologist to determine whether your skin changes are likely to be skin cancer. The good news is that skin cancer is highly curable when diagnosed and treated early by a Consultant Dermatologist Dr. Lina AlKurdi. In almost all cases, treatment can be performed on an outpatient basis under a local anesthesia. We offer our patients today’s most advanced technology and surgical techniques for treating common skin cancer types like melanoma.
The most serious form of skin cancer is melanoma, and it can be fatal if left untreated. When the pigment-producing skin cells mutate and grow rapidly, forming a mole-like tumor or developing from a mole, it can happen anywhere in the body. Sometimes atypical moles can imitate the appearance of melanoma, so get a skin cancer test to be sure.
Our doctors are committed to the highest standards of medical and patient care with a focus on providing the accurate information about the diagnosis. They are a team of well-qualified and skilled professionals that ensure that various disciplines come together to provide the best care for you.
Any changes in the skin are the main warning sign for skin cancer and also note that, not all skin changes will be skin cancer. Each type of skin cancer can appear differently and in persons also it may vary, so it is important to talk with your doctor when you notice a change in your skin. The main skin features that frequently acquire are listed below.
2 or more of the following features may be present for the basal cell carcinoma,
A reddish, raised patch or irritated area that may itch or crust, but rarely hurts
An open sore that bleeds, oozes, or crusts and remains open for several weeks
A scar-like, white, yellow, or waxy area, often with a poorly defined border
A pink growth with an elevated border and crusted central indentation
A shiny pink, red, pearly white, or translucent bump
A large brownish spot with darker speckles
A mole that changes in color, size or feel or that bleeds
A small lesion with an irregular border and portions that appear red, pink, white, blue or blue-black
Dark lesions on your palms, soles, fingertips or toes, or on mucous membranes lining your mouth, nose, vagina or anus
A painful lesion that itches or burns.
Squamous cell carcinoma Symptoms:
A firm, red nodule
A flat lesion with a scaly, crusted surface
If you find any changes in your skin that bother you or your find suspicious, book an appointment with the best female Dermatologist in Dubai, Dr. Lina AlKurdi-Head of the Department of Dermatology/Consultant Dermatologist to get it checked.