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... well, that was an incorrect assumption! Mydermatologist immediately diagnosed it as a basal cell carcimoma and asked how long I had had it. I really didn't remember how long, which annoyed him....but he said he thought he could get rid of it that day. ... (14 replies)
... I have had four Basal Cell spots removed from my face in the last 2.5 years. One of them was quite extensive involving composite grafts from my earlobe to my nose. ... (0 replies)
... You asked if MOHS is the route to go. Is your insurance paying for the procedure? ... (27 replies)

... cure rate. Do your research on MOHS. Find a surgeon who is MOHS certified as I did because I had a basal cell on the side of my nose which was frozen off in 2005. ... (1 replies)
... I had a flesh colored bump on the side of my nose that had been there for years. It never gave me any problems and I never thought anything about. ... (9 replies)
... turning a bit red. I am worried that because I had this on my face for over 6 years, they may need to cut out a large area of my face..and since it's between my nose and my lips, I almost feel like radiation would be a better route as I wouldn't want them to cut into my nostrils or lips.. ... (14 replies)
... Basal Cell on the side of the nose. I've searched the internet for hours and days. And I've learned so much. Which helps ease things just a little. ... (7 replies)
... You should find a surgeon who specializes in MOHS surgery. That is where they try to remove as little tissue as possible until they get clear margins. I had a basal cell lump on my nose. It was misdiagnosed at Stanford Hospital and now I have a large scar. They had to cut 4 times until they got clear margins. ... (3 replies)
... the closure and any necessary reconstruction. I feel very good about the plastic surgeon BUT I left my sheet of questions at home accidentally when I went to the Mohs surgeon, and although he answered most of them, I still have a few more. ... (0 replies)
... Very glad I did. Three weeks post op tomorrow. Unbelievably how well and fast I'm healing. Completely covers with regular makeup. Of course close up you can see the scars but over the next six months the redness will go away and I can see where I will have just a white line. I can live with that! Very happy that's all it is. If it happens again I will be much less stressed... (7 replies)
... every basal cell can look different. The first one that appeared on my nose about ten years ago was the classic sore that wouldn't heal. I told myself the reason it wouldn't heal was because I was washing my face too roughly. ... (8 replies)
... With Basal Cell treated by Mohs the % of it coming back is very low and if it does it should be easier to treat. I have had 4 Basal Cells removed by regular surgery w/o any coming back but of course I did have margins. I asked the same question as you and he said it was doubtful they would come back but if they did it would be easier to remove because they would not be as... (3 replies)
... after more than 5 years. It was removed surgically the first time.This time I had the mohs, which is recommended for recurrent basal cell. ... (7 replies)
... week later, she phones me to tell me that funny thing, it turned out to be a basal cell. She told me that I would need to come back in to have more surgery. I got a bit panicked because she said that there would be about an inch taken off. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Carms, I had basal cell cancer on the hub of my nose at age 50. My friends and I were joking around about it because it was a pimple that would not heal and ended up looking like a wart. ... (14 replies)
Basal Cell on nose
Jul 10, 2007
... First hello. Second, it's not unusual to feel the way you do at this time. My first skin cancer was a basal cell on my nose, I let it go far too long and it went way too deep... ... (10 replies)
... I've not had basal cell, and there are several people on here who have and they may respond to you. However, from what I've seen, the surgery involving the flap looks the best. ... (11 replies)
... with the procedure and have a good experience. I too had a basal cell removed by MOHS, mine was on the left cupids bow of my lip and even with the conservative MOHS method they had to remove a pie shape wedge all the way up to the bottom of my nostril. ... (7 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear about your troubles. I had Mohs surgery last year in May for a basal cell carcinoma on the right side of my nose. One tip I wanted to share with you is to ask your surgeon ahead of time for a prescription for Lidocaine. ... (6 replies)
... days ago during my annual skin cancer checkup. Doctor called today telling me the biopsy is basal cell and will be removing the cancer in May. ... (27 replies)


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