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... biopsy of nail and nail bed next Friday. ... (13 replies)
... it is possible to get melanoma under in a nail bed. ... (2 replies)
... has anyone here had melanoma of the nailbed.. my 5 year old is being sent to a dermatologist for a dark nail streak under the thumb finally being taken seriously after 3 doctors brushed it off as injury and it would go away .. ... (0 replies)

... u a few years ago, and still have a hard time telling what skin changes are dangerous and which aren't. I recently noticed a vertical pink band running down the nail on my ring finger. The nail itself seems to have a ridge right above the band. The color stops right before it reaches the moon on my nail. ... (0 replies)
... This is my first post and I am wondering if anyone has any experience of subungual or under toenail melanoma? ... (0 replies)
... Unlike Basal Cell or Squamous Cell cancers, Melanoma in general is much more fast growing and aggressive. Within the melanoma category, melanoma that developes in the nailbed seems to be even more aggressive. Now, this does make sense. ... (18 replies)
... s the possibility of developing a melanoma. Granted, the big toe has more area and is probably more apt by luck of the draw, or it is simply more visible. Still, melanoma can develop under any of a person's 10 toes. ... (9 replies)
... spot on the inside of my left toe. When I looked really carefully, I thought I MAY have seen some of the same pigment in the lateral nail fold, but I wasn't sure. Then on Saturday, it became clear. ... (3 replies)
... hummmmm that is a strange place to have cancer. Is it right on top of the nail or is it under the nail. or is in on the skin around the nail. ... (9 replies)
... I'm not saying to not be concerned. Far from it! Definitely have this checked out, as subungal melanoma is also a possibility. ... (18 replies)
... please help, any advice would be greatly appreciated. My partner went to his GP this week as his large toe nail has a black patch on it but he's not sure how long it's been there. ... (9 replies)
... e vaginal area. I would strongly advise you to see a dermatologist just to be sure it isn't a form of melanoma. Yes, you can get it in the vagina, in the rectum, under nail beds, between toes, etc. I was told by my dermatologist to tell my GYN at every visit that my Dad had melanoma. ... (5 replies)
... we think it's under the nail which means it's on the skin which means if the nail grows it won't make a difference, i'm so worried as you just don't expect anything nasty to grow on the toe do you? ... (9 replies)
... Thank YOU! and yes DO get checked.. people just dont realize it.. I have so many moles also (Iwas one) who used tanning beds.. I like it so much I bought one... Foolish me... BUT for awhile even looking down at my moles on my arms made me sick.. it is getting better.. I think the fear of (what if it crops up in my brain or lungs later) now I need to let this go and know God is... (7 replies)
... I have LOTS of moles, so I'm really thinking I need to get them checked. I just hate the thoughts of it, but I know it's necessary. Please don't think having a melanoma is a death sentence, because it's definitely not. ... (7 replies)
... My wife has the same thing under her big toenail, her Oncologist looked at it yesterday, he refered her to a Podiatrist. ... (2 replies)
... My wife has a brown stripe on her nail that has been there even before I met her 4 years ago. I would say it has been there 5 or 6 years. She got it checked out in Peru. ... (18 replies)
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May 19, 2009
... the pigment producing cells in the bottom layer of skin. These can best be seen in moles. Melanoma can "strike" a current mole, which then causes the mole to begin to change in shape, color, elevation. The mole might then begin to bleed or itch. ... (1 replies)
... il. I thought nothing of it until a few months ago. I had happened to see an article on Bob Marley, and followed the links until I saw a description of subungual melanoma and its relation to nail stripes. ... (18 replies)
... ted, he relented. They were removed and biopsied. Turned out they were just regular moles. They fit every single one of the A, B, C, D, E's of what they tell you melanoma looks like. But...they were just simple moles. ... (3 replies)


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