The Ministry of Public Health joins the national dermatological control campaign organized by the Argentine Dermatology Association (SAD) and recalls its primary concern for the prevention of skin cancer. The activities are part of Sunday for the prevention of skin cancer.
The checks are carried out until Friday, November 23, at Carrasco (Bv. Avellaneda 1402) hospitals from 8.30 to 11 spontaneous claims, provincial (Alem 1450) from 8 to 12 spontaneous claims, and Centenario (Urquiza 3100), requiring a change in 4307185. Activities are carried out jointly with the Ministry of Health of the province, through the Agency for Cancer Control.
In addition, on Sunday 25th at Calle Recreativa (8.30am to 12.30pm), in Bv. Oronjo and the River, the Rosario Dermatological Association will carry out preventive activities and provide information on skin care.
– To avoid skin problems, you need to follow the next care
– Avoid direct exposure to the sun from 10 to 16 hours
– Babies should not be exposed to the sun until they become a year old
– Use sunscreen and refreshment every two hours
– Protect yourself from the sun with hats and glasses
– Pay attention to changes in the skin and visit the dermatologist once a year
– Changing the appearance of the skin is the first sign of melanoma. Therefore, it is important to know where moles and their appearance are.
Among the most important recommendations that we need to keep in mind, specialists mention the ABCDE rule:
– asymmetry; one half is different from the other half.
– Edge; irregular, corrugated or poorly defined edge.
– Color; variation from one area to another; different shades of brown and black; sometimes white, red or blue.
– diameter; Although melanoma is usually greater than 6mm (pencil size), when diagnosed, it may be lower.
– Evolution; mole or skin lesion that looks different from the rest or changes in size, shape or color.
– Other changes that may indicate melanoma include pain, itching or bleeding in a mole or a new spot on the skin.