Khloe Kardashian has revealed she had a ‘rare’ tumor removed from her face after speculation about the covering she’s been wearing.
The reality star said she initially thought the “little bump” was “something as slight as a pimple” but decided to have a biopsy after it failed to subside after seven months.
The dermatologist told her the bumps were “very rare for someone my age”, Kardashian wrote on Instagram and said she needed “immediate surgery”.
She said she wanted to share details to encourage fans to check their skin, adding that she had a history of melanoma.
The star said her surgery was performed by Dr. Garth Fischer, “I know he’s one of the best surgeons in Beverly Hills and he’ll take great care of my face”.
She continued: “I’m so excited to share that Dr. Fischer was able to get everything – all of my edges look clear and now we’re in the process of healing. So, here we are… you’ll go on See my bandages You may see a scar when I’m allowed (and a dent on my cheek from the tumor being removed), but until then, I hope you’ll enjoy me making these faces Bandage effect.”
Kohler, 38, is gold and Kourtney Kardashianknown for appearing on the reality show Keeping Up With the Kardashians, is now just The Kardashians, with her prestigious family. She is also the founder of the Good American “Body Acceptance” clothing brand.
She encouraged her 276 million followers on Instagram to check their skin, writing: “At 19 I had melanoma on my back and I had surgery to remove it too, so I was ready for melanoma. Even those No, we should always check.
“I’m a person who wears sunscreen every day, religiously, so no one is immune to these things. Please take this seriously and do regular self-checks as well as annual checkups.”
Kardashian said she was “very grateful” it was discovered early: “I’m so lucky that I only have one scar to tell this story. Most people aren’t as lucky as me, and I’m forever grateful and grateful.”
Dermatologists Tess Mauricio and Daniel Behroozan examined the star.
In an interview with E! News, Dr. Mauricio said that while Kardashian wasn’t diagnosed with melanoma or any other form of skin cancer this time around, “if it stays there, it’s possible”.
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She continued: “Kohler has a history of melanoma, so there has been a heightened awareness of the risk. Once you develop skin cancer, you have an increased risk of developing skin cancer in the future.
“For patients like her, monitoring is key. If you don’t have a history of skin cancer, make it part of your annual checkup. If you have skin cancer and they’ve had surgery, they’ll say the borders are clear, you’re very Well, every six months is recommended.”