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1a in 2018 now problematic ultrasound – Please Help

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      I had a .6mm removed in 2018 at Johns Hopkins so 1a. They said no slnb due to depth. Over the years I have requested ultrasounds because my underarm nearest arm scar felt “full” but they said not necessary. I requested an ultrasound again last week due to a strange bump in my underarm near the scar and my ultrasound came back today saying suspicious lymph node rated BIRAD 4 biopsy needed. (Interestingly it was not the lump I was having them check.) I am literally devastated, and the doctor who spoke to me provided little reassurance. I am fully assuming at this point that the melanoma has spread to my lymph nodes and perhaps beyond, as it has been four years since my primary. I guess I am hoping for some support and/or advice, although really all I can do is wait. They cannot get me in for the biopsy until end of next week. Thanks for listening as I don’t really know anyone else to talk to about any of this.
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          I’m think unfortunately the only thing you can do is wait for the biopsy. If it comes back bad, make sure you insist in a CT and brain MRI. I know this is frustrating.
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