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Dry flaky skin. Sign of cancer?

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  • Posted By: AnnaKH
  • January 26, 2011
  • 07:35 PM

I have had dry, flaky skin under both of my armpits, going down under my breasts and onto my stomach for months now. My doctor says it does not look like eczema or psoriasis. It is not caused by winter weather, as it has been like this since before the weather began getting colder. I am concerned this may be a sign of a more serious problem, like some kind of cancer. Has anyone here experienced something similar? Do you know of any cancer that can have dry flaky skin as an initial symptom?

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