What is Basal cell carcinoma, Causes, Symptoms, Remedies
Description:- Basal Cell Carcinoma
Definition:- Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin Cancer; Basal cell carcinoma often appears as a Waxy bump, though it can take other form. Basal cell carcinoma occurs most often on areas of the skin that are often exposed to the sun, such as own face and neck.
Causes:- (1). Basal cell carcinoma occurs when one of the skin’s basal cell develops a mutation in its DNA, a Mutation in the DNA causes a Basal Cell to multiply rapidly and continue growing when it would normally die. Eventually the accumulating abnormal cell may form a Cancerous tumor
(2). Ultraviolet light & other causes; Much of the damage to DNA in basal cells is thought to result from ultraviolet(UV) radiation found in sunlight and in commercial tanning beds.But sun exposure doesn’t explain skin cancers that develop on skin not ordinarily exposed to sunlight. This indicates that other other factors may contribute to own risk of skin cancer , such as being exposed to toxic substances or having a condition that weakens own immune system
Symptoms:- Although a general warning sign of skin cancer is a sore that won’t heal or that repeatedly bleeds and scabs over, basal cell cancer may also appear as:-
1) A pearly white or waxy bump,
2) Often with visible blood vessels, on face , ears or neck.
3) A flat, scaly, brown or flesh-colored patch on back or chest.
4) More rarely, a white, waxy scar
1). Eat at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables each day, especially those food rich in the Antioxidants Beta Carotene, vitamin C , and citrus fruits.
2). Include in Diet plenty of whole grains, sea vegetables, beans and soyabeans, hot peppers, cabbage, tomatoes, onions, rosemary, garlic grapes, licorice root, green tea, white fish, mushrooms.
3). Avoid red Meat, processed foods, red and yellow dyes, monosodium glutamate, nitrites(found in cured meats), saccharin sugar, dairy products, alcohol, caffeine containing drinks.