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... Interesting to see your post. My Mom was recently diagnosed with a basal cell on her lower eye lid after an ophthamologist thought the small bump was suspicous and ordered a biopsy of it. ... (6 replies)
... well, that was an incorrect assumption! Mydermatologist immediately diagnosed it as a basal cell carcimoma and asked how long I had had it. I really didn't remember how long, which annoyed him....but he said he thought he could get rid of it that day. ... (14 replies)
... I had a large spot of basal cell removed from under my left eye last December. ... (6 replies)

... every basal cell can look different. The first one that appeared on my nose about ten years ago was the classic sore that wouldn't heal. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Mabent, Thanks so much for your reply! How are you doing following your surgery? How big of an area had to be cut out and were they able to stitch you up afterwards? How long do you have to keep the bandaid on and how long until you can have the stitches removed if you did get stitched up? I'm actually not fair-skinned at all..which is also why it's more surprising... (14 replies)
... I am very upset and scared right now. I have to have Moh's surgery again in same area. I'm starting to think the basal cell is crawling around under all my skin. This will be the 5th time in the same area. ... (6 replies)
... to have basal cell but he will biopsy it just in case. Five stitches and two weeks late I got the results that it was basal cell carcinoma. Thankfully the margins were clears so they don't have to do anything else. ... (2 replies)
... week later, she phones me to tell me that funny thing, it turned out to be a basal cell. She told me that I would need to come back in to have more surgery. I got a bit panicked because she said that there would be about an inch taken off. ... (0 replies)
... n I was 37. Since then, I have had several AK's, another wierd lesion that I forget the name of...starts out big, and then goes up like a volcano, and a squamous cell carcinoma. Sooo, the big M, is a scary thing. If you have a history of skin cancer, I don't think you can be too cautious. ... (27 replies)
... You should find a surgeon who specializes in MOHS surgery. That is where they try to remove as little tissue as possible until they get clear margins. I had a basal cell lump on my nose. It was misdiagnosed at Stanford Hospital and now I have a large scar. They had to cut 4 times until they got clear margins. ... (3 replies)
... but unfortunately, that's a bad case of Basal Cell and that's how MOHS works. ... (27 replies)
... thank you for your info. How long did it take to recover from the stiches of skin cancer removal? Also, two years ago I asked my derm about aldira cream but she was against it. I did some reading on the effudex as I have quite a few ak's an sk's on my face which I would LOVE to get rid of before they turn cancerous. (27 replies)
... It all depends at what stage basal cell spots are as to whether surgery or freezing is the best way. ... (27 replies)
... I had no idea there was an aggressive basal cell to worry about. Just found out today that I have it on my eye brow. How worried should I be? ... (28 replies)
... I felt quite lucky with the cancer I had removed under my eye. It actually tighted up the skin from my eye to my cheek, like a mini facelift. I suspect there's more there now, it opens up and bleeds then disappears, identical to the last time it was diagnosed. ... (6 replies)
... there for a few years. It bleeds on occasion and my hubby said that it was getting bigger and changing colors. The dr took one look at it and said that it was a Basal Cell Carcinoma. He wanted to set up surgery for the following week but I could not make that date. ... (22 replies)
... I had basal cell removed from my lower eyelid. The surgeon had to rebuild my lower lid with a skin graft from my upper eyelid. Unfortunately, that requires my eye to be temporarily closed for 6 weeks while the graft heals. ... (10 replies)
... inda picked a bit. It did not go away and when I wash my face it will bleed sometimes. I went to the dr on Oct 25 and she said that is looks like it might be a basal cell and to make an appt with dermatologists. I did but could not get in until Jan 8. ... (4 replies)
Basal cell?
Nov 17, 2014
... Yes, that sure does look like a basal cell to me. I have had 5 of them surgically removed and I would go see a dermatologist if I were you. ... (4 replies)
... I've had two basal cell cancers cut off. One was on my arm and one on my cheek under my eye. I never had anything burned after surgery. ... (6 replies)

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