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1a in 2018 now problematic ultrasound – Please Help
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.
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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