About this event
The following information on Scan Your Skin is to provide for the community as a basic tool to assist you with checking your skin. Please remember this is to assist you on the “what to look for & how to perform” a basic self-examination. This should not take the place of a qualified skin check doctor, if you notice any changes you should consult your skin check doctor or dermatologist immediately. Please visit the Mates Against Melanoma find a doctor. https://www.mam.org.au/find-doctor/
SCAN YOUR SKIN
AND LOOK FOR A SPOT OR A MOLE THAT IS…
SORE – A spot which is sore (scaly, itchy, bleeding tender) and doesn’t heal within 6 weeks.
CHANGING – Changing in size, shape, colour or texture.
ABNORMAL – Looks different, feels different, or stands out when compared to your other spots and moles.
NEW – Has appeared on your skin recently, new moles or spots should be checked, especially if you are over 40.
The information available on this website should not be used as a substitute for advice from a properly qualified medical professional who can advise you about your own individual medical needs. It is not intended to constitute medical advice and is provided for general information purposes only.