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#12340757 - 07/15/17 07:58 AM Word of Caution
Lee in Texas Offline
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Registered: 03/23/13
Posts: 9045
Loc: Wise County Texas
I posted this a few years ago but, I think it's worth repeating.
Most of us take care about the sun and UV protection.
I had the bad experience finding out about not including covering my ears over the years!
Don't let this happen to you.
I lost almost 1/2 of one of my ears and the Dr still wants to take off more!!
Use UV protection, cover up and don't forget to cover your ears as well. A baseball cap just won't do it

Just thought I would pass this along, as full blown summer heat and sun is here
God Bless
Lee
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#12340768 - 07/15/17 08:07 AM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
River Rocket Offline
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Registered: 08/17/15
Posts: 14
Thanks for the reminder. God bless. And sending prayers.

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#12340866 - 07/15/17 09:26 AM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
2014NITROZ-7 Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/06/10
Posts: 250
Loc: Texas
Good to hear from you Lee,hope all goes well. Prayers for you and family brother.

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#12340873 - 07/15/17 09:31 AM Re: Word of Caution [Re: 2014NITROZ-7]
MagFluker Online   content
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Registered: 07/29/12
Posts: 875
Loc: NC (Formerly TX)
Originally Posted By: 2014NITROZ-7
Good to hear from you Lee,hope all goes well. Prayers for you and family brother.


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#12340877 - 07/15/17 09:32 AM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
powerbait 101 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/16/08
Posts: 137
Loc: The Amazon River for Peacock b...
Good info, lee, thanks for sharing,,,,god bless you

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#12340974 - 07/15/17 10:30 AM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
Gamblinman Online   content
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Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 2752
Loc: Yantis, TX
Thanks Lee.

I went to a Sun Armor wide brimmed straw hat for mowing and fishing...anytime I'm going to be outdoors for an extended time. It also helps keep the noggin cool.
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#12341094 - 07/15/17 12:35 PM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
needmofish Online   content
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Registered: 03/07/06
Posts: 648
Loc: hico
Thats the reason i keep my hair long does a pretty good job.

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#12341125 - 07/15/17 12:56 PM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
kcb Offline
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Registered: 01/05/07
Posts: 1002
Loc: Carrollton, TX
I used sunscreen in the old days and still have some problems. Basil cell started showing up right about
when I turned 50 and my time in the sun was 20 years prior. Two Moh's (sp) surgeries plus other ones frozen. Yep it's very easy to forget about sun exposure on your ears fishing with a ball cap.

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#12341132 - 07/15/17 12:59 PM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 6828
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
I've went to long sleeve, Columbia wide brim with neck protector, and a huk face mask. Stay cool and protected

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#12341252 - 07/15/17 02:52 PM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 4196
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Thanks for the reminder. cheers
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#12341261 - 07/15/17 03:03 PM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
bush hog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2270
Loc: Beckville, TX
Good reminder Lee. I started wearing a gator and gloves a couple years ago. I too have problems with skin cancer. Something else I would remind everyone to do is stay hydrated (especially us older folks). Dehydration sneaks up on you and can put you down quick this time of year.

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#12341276 - 07/15/17 03:19 PM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
JMac-D Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/27/13
Posts: 1655
Loc: Cleburne Tx
What are the signs/symptoms of skin cancer? Just curious, thanks

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#12341306 - 07/15/17 03:50 PM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
Marooned Offline
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Registered: 08/16/05
Posts: 1463
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Thanks for the reminder, Lee. I had Mohs surgery on my face 2 years ago. Since then, I use sun screen, wear long sleeve shirts with UV protection, and HUK face, ears, and neck mask with UV protection. Everyone should remember that the skin cancer you get is often the result of many cumulative years of exposure, even back to your teens!
Praying for the best outcome for you! Have missed your posts!
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#12341476 - 07/15/17 06:55 PM Re: Word of Caution [Re: JMac-D]
bush hog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2270
Loc: Beckville, TX
Originally Posted By: JMac-D
What are the signs/symptoms of skin cancer? Just curious, thanks

There are many sites on the computer to help you with this. If you've been exposed to the sun most of your life then an annual check-up with a dermatologist is a good idea.
http://www.cancercenter.com/skin-cancer/symptoms/

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#12341493 - 07/15/17 07:12 PM Re: Word of Caution [Re: Lee in Texas]
stxrippinlips1 Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/17/16
Posts: 138
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Thanks for the reminder! This is overlooked subject in my opinion
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