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... health anxiety lately, seems like I have had one health issue after another. I have not been feeling well, just now energy, tired, pains.. Anyway I am a 29 year old woman and cancer does run in my mothers family. I am not sure that anyone has had skin cancer but I am worried. ... (3 replies)
... past 5 years. Then it got really dried up and scaly. I asked my Dr. what he thought about it and he said nothing except "don't worry about it". Meanwhile all the moles on my legs got scaly and I could scratch them off, but they were still there. Then I went to my new Dr. ... (6 replies)
... I am 42 years old and I just had 7 moles removed yesterday. 5 being atypical, and two because I hated. The 5 that were atypical, were excised completely. I have stitches, and will be removed tomorrow. ... (1 replies)

... For some reason, I cannot view the phots you have. But then, I never have luck with Flicker. ... (1 replies)
... I hate ANYTHING coming up abnormal as regards to health because it trips my insanity button pretty fast. ... (9 replies)
... The mole came back perfectly fine and after that.. I started to get quite paranoid about all my moles. There were ones where I wasn't sure they were there and swear they looked suspicious. ... (4 replies)
... You folks are a God Send!!!!!!!! I cant thank you enough for your wonderful information and support! ... (9 replies)
... dermatologist every year for a full body screening. They check everything from my scalp to between my toes. I have had 2 skin cancer surgeries and I can tell you neither one started out as a mole. I had one removed from my was the same color as my skin and looked more like a scar than anything else. ... (3 replies)
... or in his intestine. It was stage four melanoma. They removed all but 2 percent. I guess it was not possible to remove the rest. I strongly recommend getting any moles checked that look suspicious. I would recommend a PET Scan also. You have to take care of yourself. Anyone who has a lot of freckles or moles is high risk. ... (6 replies)
... ot research nor do I know much about a 'birthmark' or congenital mole coming back after a shave biopsy. Though I will say that my dermo is on high alert for any moles that come back, and will treat them agressively. All I can suggest is that you do what I do... ... (11 replies)
... If your daughter has a lot of moles, of course you can't start taking them all off, but I would monitor them and have her get them checked once a year or more. If you haven't already had a mole check done on her by the dermatologist you should schedule an appointment. ... (12 replies)
... A little history about me. I am a 30 year old female . ... (1 replies)
... aaahhhhh she kept on talking about the gross mole. FInally she stopped rubbing my back in a last ditch effort to get me to ask the family doctor about it. ... (12 replies)
... to remove our daughters abnormalcy on her toe. She has quite a large gauge hole on the top of her toe, but I'm hoping it will fill in as she heals. Because of her age, we did the SLOW MOHS route. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Aimees. Yes it will help. As I work for myself I did not get time off and It keeps my mind off it. I am going to the mountain on the 11 and cannot wait! ... (8 replies)
Apr 4, 2006
... ne evolved. It didnt have a mole or a freckle. It just "appeared" so they call it "envolved" I guess after the word "evolution" I imagine. Please post again when you get your Path. I will be glad to help you with it also. I know the fear. I know how it feels. I am a mother of 3 teenagers. And I have been married 21 years. ... (19 replies)
... Thank you so much for your kind words and for answering my questions so thoroughly. It truly helps to hear from someone who has been there, done that. ... (22 replies)
... Does your wife know you have these anxieties? ... (9 replies)
... as far as most biopsies go, most are benign. They may come back slightly irregular, but really nothing to worry about. ... (4 replies)
... as very down and eventually and more ups than down and now after 8 years she is doing really great. The way we must look at it is that we are not cancer patients as if we were we would receive treatment. I went to my dermatologist today for a check up and to have my husband, little boy and my 16 years old checked. ... (9 replies)

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