Download a Free Guide to Early Signs of Melanoma
If you have ever noticed a new dark spot on your skin, you may have wondered
if it is simply a sign of aging or something more serious. As older adult’s
skin can be sensitive, it is important to guard against skin damage that
can lead to skin cancer, and to also ensure any new spots are not more
than the normal outer signs of aging.
What is Melanoma – The Difference between Age Spots and Skin Cancer
An age spot is a brown lesion on the skin. This type of spot may be annoying,
but it is harmless. While melanoma also causes brown spots on the skin
it, on the other hand, is the most dangerous type of skin cancer and needs
to be shown to a doctor immediately.