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... first off welcome to the board. I have done some reading up on subungal melanoma and there is quite a bit of info. ... (13 replies)
... I am a 41 year old white male. I have no history of melanoma or cancer. I am in excellent health. ... (13 replies)
... g out since it's at the tip. I told him I thoughtit hadn't moved in 9 months, but who knows. Toenails grow so slowly.he didn't think it was anything, measured it and said he will remeasure in a month. ... (4 replies)

... biopsy of nail and nail bed next Friday. ... (13 replies)
... I'm a 26 yr old caucasian female. I was diagnosed with subungual melanoma of a thumbnail matrix almost 2 years ago. ... (13 replies)
... Has anyone had melanoma under the toenail? ... (1 replies)
... Thanks! thats what the doctor told me. He said it is more common with Asian and dark skinned peoples. ... (4 replies)
... My second right toenail has a black horizontal line. ... (1 replies)
... The most reassuring thing I can tell you is that melanoma on the nailbed is very, very rare. ... (4 replies)
... I'm 27 and Caucasian. I've been struggling with ruling out subungual melanoma in my right thumbnail. I had a nail matrix biopsy a year ago because I had a small black line running the length of my nail. ... (13 replies)
... This is my first post and I am wondering if anyone has any experience of subungual or under toenail melanoma? ... (0 replies)
... I'm a 33 year old caucasion female. I had a suspected subungual melanoma removed from my big toe 12 days ago. I am still waiting for results, but what I am really shocked about is that "it" is growing back already!!! ... (13 replies)
... My husband found a tender swollen spot in his groin, an aspiration biopsy was done and they found it had cancer cells. So, when they removed his toe last week, they removed the lymph nodes in the groin area too. ... (13 replies)
... I went to a dermatologist to have a dark line and bruise looked at after reading about subungual melanoma. She removed a corner of my toenail and confirmed that there was melanin in the sample, but that's all she could really say. She now has me scheduled for a punch biopsy with a podiatrist. ... (1 replies)
... een. I have a dark, black, tiny mole on my third toe on my right foot. It's like the size of a pinhead. probably 2mm. It is right next to my toenail. It is flat, and I had it for a while now. It has never changed in symmetry or color. It has never raised, either. ... (0 replies)
... well the only thing I can think of is there is really no sense worriying about what has passed behind you. You are doing right by marching forward, and seeing a plastic surgeon who does hands. ... (13 replies)
... I've had this pigmented lesion on my right big toe for the past 4 months, it's not growing out and there is a slight raise. It does not hurt at all and it doesn't smell. It's maroonish in colour and takes up almost half of the toenail. ... (0 replies)
... atologist. Not a medical dr. My medical dr said my 'pink spot' was nothing to worry about...welll that spot that was nothing to worry about has now been excisied and I have approx over 20 some odd stitches and I am 36 years old. ... (13 replies)
... If its in the nailbed I would probably see a dermatologist, plastic surgeon (for biopsy), or (and probably the best choice) a podiatrist. Until proven differently, any abnormal growth in a nailbed is cancer. Most are not melenoma, but carcinoma or mearly a nevus(cancer potential). If its either of the last two, the surgery will be a pain but probably not disfiguring... (13 replies)
... I have been scheduled to have the distal portion of my big toe amputated. Does anyone have any idea what this type of surgery will involve and what the recovery issues will be. I cannot seem to find any pictures of what this type od amputation will look like. ... (13 replies)

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