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A little afraid right now? Probably unnecessarily.

Forums General Melanoma Community A little afraid right now? Probably unnecessarily.

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    LaneyMcg
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      Hi just a little history, I had my 1st primary just over 5years ago . 2.7mm off upper back snb clear. since then I have had 5moles removed 3 ok, 2 mel in situ. I have recently found a lump on the right side of my head just behind my ear it itches and has bled once. I went to my primary doctor who confirmed it was a mole and has referred me back to my cancer hospital. I know I’m probably running ahead with this but I’m scared because it is a New mole that has appeared out of nowhere like my original primary, unlike the others that I have had removed which were existing.

      Hi just a little history, I had my 1st primary just over 5years ago . 2.7mm off upper back snb clear. since then I have had 5moles removed 3 ok, 2 mel in situ. I have recently found a lump on the right side of my head just behind my ear it itches and has bled once. I went to my primary doctor who confirmed it was a mole and has referred me back to my cancer hospital. I know I’m probably running ahead with this but I’m scared because it is a New mole that has appeared out of nowhere like my original primary, unlike the others that I have had removed which were existing. I’m waiting to see the specialist at the moment. I am sorry to be so trivial when so many of you are battling so hard, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
      Love across the pond,
      Laney x

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        Charlie S
        Participant

          Given your history, nothing wrong with being concerned and afraid…It is not trivial and unfortunately is an experience well shared among those that visit here.

          Hang in there.  Waiting sucks.

          Keep us posted on how things turn out.

          Cheers,

          Charlie S

          Charlie S
          Participant

            Given your history, nothing wrong with being concerned and afraid…It is not trivial and unfortunately is an experience well shared among those that visit here.

            Hang in there.  Waiting sucks.

            Keep us posted on how things turn out.

            Cheers,

            Charlie S

            Charlie S
            Participant

              Given your history, nothing wrong with being concerned and afraid…It is not trivial and unfortunately is an experience well shared among those that visit here.

              Hang in there.  Waiting sucks.

              Keep us posted on how things turn out.

              Cheers,

              Charlie S

              FormerCaregiver
              Participant

                Laney, it is very normal to fear diseases that we don't fully understand. From what you have said, it seems that you don't have any internal mets with melanoma being confined to near the surface of the skin. Therefore, things might not be as bad as you imagine. If you have had a CT scan recently, this would give you much more information about what could be happening. When are you seeing the specialist?

                You are in my prayers.

                Frank from Australia

                  LaneyMcg
                  Participant
                    I’m still waiting to hear from the specialist, unfortunately in the UK things move a little slowly. I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hospital although I did at another hospital af couple of years ago when I had several unexplained seizures. Nothing showed up on the scans. I’m sure it’s prob nothing an I have got an overactive imagination but thank you for your prayers. This unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                    Love across the pond
                    Laney x
                    LaneyMcg
                    Participant
                      I’m still waiting to hear from the specialist, unfortunately in the UK things move a little slowly. I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hospital although I did at another hospital af couple of years ago when I had several unexplained seizures. Nothing showed up on the scans. I’m sure it’s prob nothing an I have got an overactive imagination but thank you for your prayers. This unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                      Love across the pond
                      Laney x
                      LaneyMcg
                      Participant
                        I’m still waiting to hear from the specialist, unfortunately in the UK things move a little slowly. I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hospital although I did at another hospital af couple of years ago when I had several unexplained seizures. Nothing showed up on the scans. I’m sure it’s prob nothing an I have got an overactive imagination but thank you for your prayers. This unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                        Love across the pond
                        Laney x
                        LaneyMcg
                        Participant
                          I’m still waiting to hear from the specialist, unfortunately in the UK things move a little slowly. I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hospital although I did at another hospital af couple of years ago when I had several unexplained seizures. Nothing showed up on the scans. I’m sure it’s prob nothing an I have got an overactive imagination but thank you for your prayers. This unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                          Love across the pond
                          Laney x
                          LaneyMcg
                          Participant
                            I’m still waiting to hear from the specialist, unfortunately in the UK things move a little slowly. I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hospital although I did at another hospital af couple of years ago when I had several unexplained seizures. Nothing showed up on the scans. I’m sure it’s prob nothing an I have got an overactive imagination but thank you for your prayers. This unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                            Love across the pond
                            Laney x
                            LaneyMcg
                            Participant
                              I’m still waiting to hear from the specialist, unfortunately in the UK things move a little slowly. I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hospital although I did at another hospital af couple of years ago when I had several unexplained seizures. Nothing showed up on the scans. I’m sure it’s prob nothing an I have got an overactive imagination but thank you for your prayers. This unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                              Love across the pond
                              Laney x
                              LaneyMcg
                              Participant
                                I’m still waiting to hear from the specialist, unfortunately in the UK things move a little slowly. I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hospital although I did at another hospital af couple of years ago when I had several unexplained seizures. Nothing showed up on the scans. I’m sure it’s prob nothing an I have got an overactive imagination but thank you for your prayers. This unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                                Love across the pond
                                Laney x
                                LaneyMcg
                                Participant
                                  I’m still waiting to hear from the specialist, unfortunately in the UK things move a little slowly. I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hospital although I did at another hospital af couple of years ago when I had several unexplained seizures. Nothing showed up on the scans. I’m sure it’s prob nothing an I have got an overactive imagination but thank you for your prayers. This unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                                  Love across the pond
                                  Laney x
                                  LaneyMcg
                                  Participant
                                    I’m still waiting to hear from the specialist, unfortunately in the UK things move a little slowly. I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hospital although I did at another hospital af couple of years ago when I had several unexplained seizures. Nothing showed up on the scans. I’m sure it’s prob nothing an I have got an overactive imagination but thank you for your prayers. This unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                                    Love across the pond
                                    Laney x
                                    LaneyMcg
                                    Participant
                                      Thank you for your replies, I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hosp but I did have a head scan a couple of years ago when I had a couple of unexplained seizures. Nothing was found the scans were clear. Thank you for your prayers, this unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                                      Love across the pond
                                      Laney x
                                      LaneyMcg
                                      Participant
                                        Oh my goodness sorry or all the repeat posts it said it had been unsuccessful then posted them all!!!! Don’t like this new system lol. My apologies x
                                        LaneyMcg
                                        Participant
                                          Oh my goodness sorry or all the repeat posts it said it had been unsuccessful then posted them all!!!! Don’t like this new system lol. My apologies x
                                          LaneyMcg
                                          Participant
                                            Oh my goodness sorry or all the repeat posts it said it had been unsuccessful then posted them all!!!! Don’t like this new system lol. My apologies x
                                            LaneyMcg
                                            Participant
                                              Thank you for your replies, I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hosp but I did have a head scan a couple of years ago when I had a couple of unexplained seizures. Nothing was found the scans were clear. Thank you for your prayers, this unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                                              Love across the pond
                                              Laney x
                                              LaneyMcg
                                              Participant
                                                Thank you for your replies, I haven’t had a scan ever at the cancer hosp but I did have a head scan a couple of years ago when I had a couple of unexplained seizures. Nothing was found the scans were clear. Thank you for your prayers, this unpredictable beast scares the hell out of me.
                                                Love across the pond
                                                Laney x
                                              FormerCaregiver
                                              Participant

                                                Laney, it is very normal to fear diseases that we don't fully understand. From what you have said, it seems that you don't have any internal mets with melanoma being confined to near the surface of the skin. Therefore, things might not be as bad as you imagine. If you have had a CT scan recently, this would give you much more information about what could be happening. When are you seeing the specialist?

                                                You are in my prayers.

                                                Frank from Australia

                                                FormerCaregiver
                                                Participant

                                                  Laney, it is very normal to fear diseases that we don't fully understand. From what you have said, it seems that you don't have any internal mets with melanoma being confined to near the surface of the skin. Therefore, things might not be as bad as you imagine. If you have had a CT scan recently, this would give you much more information about what could be happening. When are you seeing the specialist?

                                                  You are in my prayers.

                                                  Frank from Australia

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