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…and now I have COVID

Forums General Melanoma Community …and now I have COVID

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      For those following along my crazy August 2020 journey, I wanted to share that after taking my pre-biopsy screening on Monday, last night I was diagnosed with COVID!!! Despite FIVE months of quarantining with a toddler at home alllllll the time while also trying to work full-time. I have not even been to a grocery store since March 13, so how I have contracted COVID is a total mystery to me!

      Luckily, I’m not currently dealing with any symptoms from that and in the end it will only push out when I’m getting my biopsy results by 8 days, so I’m trying to be optimistic, but oh what a month!

      On a positive note, after experiencing weeks of stomach pain, yesterday I woke up pain free and was able to eat three full meals, take a walk at a metro park (didn’t know I have COVID yet!), chase after my toddler and mow the lawn! By some miracle, I also feel great today. I’m letting this mentally reaffirm for me that these new lesions are not melanoma and instead something else benign and boring! Fingers crossed!

      Thank you for following along on my journey, it’s been helpful to have a place to share the details with those who know the chaos of Melanoma.

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          pfffff. covid smovid. It’s going to take more than that to stop you.
            Oh my! I hope your Covid symptoms are mild and manageable. Thank you for sharing your story with us and giving updates. Praying the biopsy is negative for melanoma!
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