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... your mother was extremely lucky to have had for 2 year and only have melanoma in situ! She is one very lucky woman indeed! Chances are, it wasn't melanoma all long, but was probably an abnormal mole that was in the process of becoming melanoma. But that's just my guess. ... (5 replies)
... You have a very good point about 'gut feeling'. I knew I had a malignant melanoma before I saw a doctor even though I had never seen one in my life. ... (7 replies)
... but I feel I have an unbearable weight on my shoulders which I just cannot shift. Sometimes I cannot help but let my mind run away into the worst case scenarios...I just can't believe how my life has gone from being perfect to being like this... ... (11 replies)

... it could be nothing. Many of my moles that I've been super concerned about, the derm thinks are fine. And my melanoma looked fine but was not. Color is part of the ABCDEs, but it's not everything... so go easy and wait till you visit with the derm. ... (11 replies)
... ose to it. One on my buttoocks. The one that worries me the most is on my ear lobe coming out of the hole where my ear was pierced at one time. It is the smalles but the darkest, all black. I have others but these all look larger and not normal. ... (5 replies)
... it looked at again until 5 mos. later, when the derma. removed it. ... (8 replies)
... go in again, the last time everything went well, my Doctors exact words were I was a baby step from Melanoma. Here is a mole I had all my life never changed and looked fine. I went because it was ugly good thing I did. If you have a gut feeling have it removed it does not hurt and insurance covers it usually. ... (7 replies)
... Hey there, Well i must say that i think that you would have noticed some change in the mole if it has been at least three years. My guess it would be noticeable change. It only takes a few minutes to cut off a mole and doesnt even really hurt as well. So i dont think it is a big deal your new derm wanted to do this. This way you know it is gone and you dont have to keep... (7 replies)
... me out! he said if you are gonna lose sleep worrying about it,lets take it off right now.and he did.Now, I am going to be a wreck worrying about the results! It looked like a small dark brown freckle,actually.But he said it had slight color variation in it. ... (7 replies)
... Since it is not melanoma yet, I do not expect them to amputate her toe. However, will they cut a few millimeters or centimeters in this situation? ... (12 replies)
... veloping in a short amount of time does not necessarily mean it is cancerous. And even a mole that changes does not mean it is melanoma. Please keep in mind that melanoma is actually not the most common of skin cancers, and most biopsies come back negative. ... (1 replies)
... e told be I did the right thing by coming in and that "melanoma" did cross her mind, based on the characteristics of the mole I had. She said in the majority of melanoma cases that are advanced stage, the mole is usually deeper than the one I had. When she removed mine, she said the fatty tissue underneath looked normal. ... (11 replies)
... However, melanoma is not all that common. ... (1 replies)
... rvous about, however a few years ago I went to the local doctor and he pretty much laughed and said I was being paranoid for coming in for a check up and that it looked fine.... ... (1 replies)
Biopsy/question
Mar 9, 2009
... I have become very familar with the ABCDE's of melanoma, but my dermatologist still confounds me with her knowledge! There are things that you, as a patient, can keep in mind, but as far as doctors? ... (6 replies)
... Though it is good that you feel comfortable with your dermatologist, it is still a good idea to see a melanoma expert. ... (7 replies)
A bit worried
Jun 8, 2013
... or two ago and thought nothing of it. Then about two weeks ago I found a new mole on my leg so I went to go get it checked out. The dermatologist said everything looked fine but she scraped a few things off anyway. ... (4 replies)
... The Derm seemed concerned as she wanted it removed right away said it looked highly suspicious as it was so dark and I didn't know how long it was there or if it was always dark. ... (5 replies)
... I went to the dematologist the other day to get a childhood mole checked out because it has several colors. She looked at it and said it was fine, but a much much smaller, flat, dark brown mole above my breast got her attention. ... (1 replies)
Mole on testicle
Apr 12, 2004
... irregular Borders, Color changes and Diameter. You have noticed that it is a little assymetrical and the borders are a little irregular. This could be a sign of melanoma but of course this could have been there for awhile and looked the same for a few years and you just havent noticed it ever. ... (4 replies)


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