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... rash seem to improve whenever I'm away from home and I had no symptoms at all while vacationing in CA for a week in August. ... (22 replies)
Oct 30, 2012
... moles. Yet, for some reason, this one caught my attention as I was drying off in the shower. I noticed that every day or so it seemed to get just a smidge bigger, until it actually grew into a mole. But the mole looked...weird. ... (1 replies)
... Okay. Melanoma diagnosis. Right off, do me a favor, okay? ... (22 replies)

... I'm happy to hear it sounds as if your cancer was caught in time. ... (2 replies)
... If your mother's melanoma was in situ, chances are it wasn't 1A or 1B. Staging melanoma is based on a lot of things, but the biggest of those is thickness. With in situ, thickness really doesn't matter, as the melanoma hasn't reach any farther than the epidermis. ... (7 replies)
... right. His were Never moles but lavender to gray discolorations would come up. They were always caught early. No one else in his family had skin cancers. But we all do. His kids. ... (7 replies)
... my Dermatologist says I must come in every 3 months for a head to toe skin check up from him since I have 2 blood relatives with melanoma. ... (38 replies)
... Hi Mattie, I'm from Minnesota too and found this board to help me SOOOO much when I went through my melanoma scare. ... (7 replies)
Follow up today
Feb 10, 2005
... With a MM insitu it is pretty well guaranteed all will be well if caught early as insitu is meaning in one spot.... but mine unfort was the spreading kind of melanoma.... and very common but deadly. ... (13 replies)
... I have to agree with the others..time is of the essence when it comes to melonoma. I am a 48 year old female and I noticed a "freckle" on my arm back in July of this year. I went to my medical doctor and she referred me to a dermotologist which I saw about a week later. ... (19 replies)
... however, it is far more aggressive and can grow fairly quickly. Melanoma can develop as a new "mole" or it can "take over" an existing mole. ... (2 replies)
... Malignant Melanoma putting me to a stage 2B. ... (11 replies)
... we have no way of proving that his melanoma had not already metastasized by the time it was first diagnosed. In other words, we not only have to prove that Kaiser was negligent, but that their negligence directly caused my dad's death. ... (14 replies)
... I'm sorry, I can't help you with the salve, but I can help with words of encouragement on the facial scars. In November I had what I thought was a zit, biopsied because it would not heal. It turned out to be BCC and it was removed. ... (2 replies)
... First, I have many risk factors for possible skin cancer. Many blistering sunburns in childhood. Pale, and inability to tan. I spent the first 16 years of my life just constantly burning and peeling. ... (9 replies)
Bowen's Disease
Feb 7, 2009
... oh you seem to know me so well already, Oleander! I thought I was through all that embarrassing crud when I had a complete hysterectomy back in 2007, and now this? ... (36 replies)
... m only new to this, so I do apologize in advance if I am rambling. ... (2 replies)
Surgery Yesterday
Nov 21, 2003
... Yesterday I had a very eary in situ melanoma removed from my arm. The incision is long and deep but all in all it wasn't a bad procedure. The doctors said that because it was caught during a routine 6 month check up the surgery was 99. ... (0 replies)
... Thank you sooo very much for all of your help so far. I've been sick with worry and had no idea what melanoma was about? ... (18 replies)
... The two important factors here are the superficial spreading and the Breslow depth. The Breslow depth tells you the thickness of the melanoma. At .3, your melanoma is extremely thin, and chances are you have caught this in the earliest stages. ... (18 replies)

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