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... it is possible to get melanoma under in a nail bed. ... (2 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)
... 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)

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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)
... 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)
... From your descriptions, it sounds as if your wife has what is called Melanonychia striata, which might not be all that devastating for a person of African or Native American ancestry. ... (18 replies)
... now I need to let this go and know God is in control..I lose my barrings sometimes and get all lost in stuff... Panic, has a way of stealing your joy and making you a nervous wreck.. ... (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)
... Hello and try not to worry. You can have skin cancers under your toenails. It does not have to be a melanoma. You can get other types also. It could be a fungus or an irritation. ... (3 replies)
... I applaud your GP for sending to a specialist. Melanoma and other skin cancers can appear as a dark spot under a nail. Better safe than sorry. ... (9 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)
... Hi all. Thanks so much for your replies. Hello to you too Siren! I remember 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. ... (12 replies)
... Just having a mole on your toe does not mean ALM. ... (9 replies)
... I had a spot under my fingernail that looked like a bruise, was sensitive to cold, and hurt really bad for about a year. ... (2 replies)

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