... The large flat mole that I have on my chest is what he called a congenital nevi I have had since childhood. ... (12 replies)
... Wow, what an ordeal.
Everyone thinks about cancer as being lung, colon, stomach, lekuma but never really skin. Its strange because you can see your skin but can't see all the other types of cancer but don't really think about the skin.
I have a large mole 1/4" on my chest that I have had since birth that I never really think about. It is round, flat and all the same... (12 replies)
... well since the mole was in the upper middle of my back (below the neck) I was not visual to it. (not in the habit of peering into a mirror into a mirror type thing) hey I am 54 and what is there to look at?
Since I love my back being rubbed and have lots of aches and pains, and bribe my daughter and husband with homemade cookies to rub my back (like a cat) aaahhhhh she... (12 replies)
... How long did the mole look bad before you got it looked at? ... (12 replies)
... the way it works here, is you see your family doctor, show them the spot (or spots) and they can also sort of tell a bit about what it is. They will refer you to the specialist, and that is when the wait seems to occur. (at least here it does)
Growing up in Fla will indeed come into the facts. I live in Canada, (yes we do have massive amounts of sun shine (KIDDING) and... (12 replies)
... the pictures you see of various melanomas are not fresh brand new ones if that is what you mean. I would imagine a mole or blemish starts small. ... (12 replies)
... I have a mole on my lower abdomen. ... (13 replies)
... Thanks Oleander! I appreciate your reply..sounds like it took while for the doctors to LISTEN to you..that makes me angry!
The doctor already took out the growth and the area surrounding it..he did it on monday. He it was more than likely benign and he coded it as such(I memorized what her wrote and looked it up on then net....benign neoplasm.)
I know black is usually... (4 replies)
... Honestly, never had a blackhead in my life, not one protruding out of my skin like that. ... (4 replies)
... all knot in it for around 2 yr's now. I have always thought it was a pimple, and I've even tried mashing it before. When I did that it would bleed yet the purple blackhead looking place is still there. ... (2 replies)
... I'm a 16 year old girl with fair skin. I've never had any problems with my skin before, but like six months ago I noticed that underneath what I thought was a mole on my chin was like a whitehead type thing, so I popped it and I thought it was all over. ... (2 replies)