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... I'm a 26 yr old caucasian female. I was diagnosed with subungual melanoma of a thumbnail matrix almost 2 years ago. ... (13 replies)
... My second right toenail has a black horizontal line. ... (1 replies)
... 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 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)
... I am a 41 year old white male. I have no history of melanoma or cancer. I am in excellent health. ... (13 replies)
... I notices a discoloration on the proximal end of my toenail. It looked like a bruise. My shoes are never proper fitting. Anyway, it is at the tip, not the matrix or the sides. ... (4 replies)
... biopsy of nail and nail bed next Friday. ... (13 replies)
... ber talking to you on the Pregnancy Board. I hope all is well with your family! Bonnie, I will say a prayer for you and your family. That is most unusual to find melanoma on the 2nd biopsy, when the first one did not show melanoma. I am thinking of you. Please let us know how it all goes. ... (12 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. He also added, that non pigmented melanoma (which is what mine would have to be if it were a melanoma) is even rarer. I did a search on this forum and see very little mention of it, which probably is also good testament of its rarity (4 replies)
... toenail. I jacked my toe pretty hard months ago and had bleeding, thought it was broken, etc. I had thought it had healed but now I have a little bloody spot. So of course I think it's acral lentignous melanoma, the type that seems prevalent in Asians. ... (9 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)
... Ok i'm barely fourteen. 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. ... (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)
... 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)
... My husband is doing very well. Surgery was tuesday, he was home wednesday night, but everyone is different. Be sure to ask questions of your doctor and nurses. They are there to take care of you. I hope this is of some help. I'll try to find my way back here later to see if you posted. ... (13 replies)
... 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. Dermatologist appointment on 28 feb but been researching it could be melanoma. ... (0 replies)
... Speaking of ALM in particular, it does sound frightening, yes? ... (9 replies)

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