10 Places You’re Ignoring When You Check for Skin Cancer
It may be easier if you have your partner or a friend help you check your scalp, and it certainly doesn't hurt to inform your hair stylist to let you know if he or she sees something that looks suspicious. "Look for raised lesions with multiple colors or bleeding. Take advantage of the time when you are drying your hair with a hairdryer," says Steven Wang, MD, dermatologist and founder of Dr. Wang Herbal Skincare. Pay attention to the top of your head, any areas where your hair is thinning, and any part in your hair.