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Can Mel present as a blister?

Forums General Melanoma Community Can Mel present as a blister?

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    Hikeratheart
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      Hi All,

      I want you to know how important this forum is to me since I was diagnosed July 1, 2015, stage 2b. I did the happy dance when after a SNB they found no lymph involvement. My left arm had a breslows 4.5 tumor which was surgically removed. I know this is concerning. I have had numerous excisions(benign) on my legs, and moes surgery on my face in about 4 spots. 

      My derma is diligent, and I am also continually self checking.

      About 5 weeks ago, I noticed a thick "blister" on my left foot, top of my second to the last toe. It presented like a wart, and so thats how I treated it.  Soaking it and applying compound W.    No amount of compound W, and those wart band aids effected it. It is hard, and pink to clear color, about the size of a dime.  I also have one my right foot, between my toes, a small clear bubble with a dark irregular dark spot next to it.  This to me is worrisome. Neither spot bleeds nor itches.

      I see my derma about the following on  Monday, 3/28. 

      Please share any thoughts as I move forward, thank you so much!

      And a special thank you to all the care, knowledge, information and hope that you all give through this board.

       

      Kathy McC

      hikeratheart

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        blessd4x
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          Hello Kathy,

          Please get this looked at as soon as possible.  My husbands looked like a blister on his arm and he is a stage IV.  We waited too long to have it looked at.

          Prayers to you.  Keep us updated!

          R

          blessd4x
          Participant

            Hello Kathy,

            Please get this looked at as soon as possible.  My husbands looked like a blister on his arm and he is a stage IV.  We waited too long to have it looked at.

            Prayers to you.  Keep us updated!

            R

              Hikeratheart
              Participant
                Thank you! Will give an update after my appt. All my best to you and your husband!
                Hikeratheart
                Participant
                  Thank you! Will give an update after my appt. All my best to you and your husband!
                  Hikeratheart
                  Participant
                    Thank you! Will give an update after my appt. All my best to you and your husband!
                  blessd4x
                  Participant

                    Hello Kathy,

                    Please get this looked at as soon as possible.  My husbands looked like a blister on his arm and he is a stage IV.  We waited too long to have it looked at.

                    Prayers to you.  Keep us updated!

                    R

                    Janner
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                      Given the location, I can think of other, more benign, options.  Neuroma or Ganglion cyst.  The cyst sounds the most likely.  I had a ganglion cyst at the corner of my nail bed on my 4th toe.  I treated it like a corn with corn remover, but that only irritated it further.  I ended up having surgery to cut it out.  Always best to talk to the doc, but don't stress out too much yet!

                      Janner
                      Participant

                        Given the location, I can think of other, more benign, options.  Neuroma or Ganglion cyst.  The cyst sounds the most likely.  I had a ganglion cyst at the corner of my nail bed on my 4th toe.  I treated it like a corn with corn remover, but that only irritated it further.  I ended up having surgery to cut it out.  Always best to talk to the doc, but don't stress out too much yet!

                        Janner
                        Participant

                          Given the location, I can think of other, more benign, options.  Neuroma or Ganglion cyst.  The cyst sounds the most likely.  I had a ganglion cyst at the corner of my nail bed on my 4th toe.  I treated it like a corn with corn remover, but that only irritated it further.  I ended up having surgery to cut it out.  Always best to talk to the doc, but don't stress out too much yet!

                          Squash
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                            Do not muck around with the red blister.

                            I am now stage 4 and in poor condtion as a result of red blister that went undiagnosed by my local GP

                            These rare types of melanoma are usually highly aggressive and account for a high proportion of melanoma fatalities.

                            There should be more campaigns and awarness of the red blister types melanomas.

                             

                             

                             

                            Squash
                            Participant

                              Do not muck around with the red blister.

                              I am now stage 4 and in poor condtion as a result of red blister that went undiagnosed by my local GP

                              These rare types of melanoma are usually highly aggressive and account for a high proportion of melanoma fatalities.

                              There should be more campaigns and awarness of the red blister types melanomas.

                               

                               

                               

                                Hikeratheart
                                Participant
                                  Thank you for the heads up! All my best to you as you face this battle!
                                  Hikeratheart
                                  Participant
                                    Thank you for the heads up! All my best to you as you face this battle!
                                    Hikeratheart
                                    Participant
                                      Thank you for the heads up! All my best to you as you face this battle!
                                      Hikeratheart
                                      Participant
                                        Thank you for the heads up! All my best to you as you face this battle!
                                        Hikeratheart
                                        Participant
                                          Thank you for the heads up! All my best to you as you face this battle!
                                          Hikeratheart
                                          Participant
                                            Thank you for the heads up! All my best to you as you face this battle!
                                            lmhl
                                            Participant

                                              I agee.  My family doctor totally dismissed it when we went to him. Ended up stage 4 nodular melanoma.

                                               

                                              lmhl
                                              Participant

                                                I agee.  My family doctor totally dismissed it when we went to him. Ended up stage 4 nodular melanoma.

                                                 

                                                lmhl
                                                Participant

                                                  I agee.  My family doctor totally dismissed it when we went to him. Ended up stage 4 nodular melanoma.

                                                   

                                                Squash
                                                Participant

                                                  Do not muck around with the red blister.

                                                  I am now stage 4 and in poor condtion as a result of red blister that went undiagnosed by my local GP

                                                  These rare types of melanoma are usually highly aggressive and account for a high proportion of melanoma fatalities.

                                                  There should be more campaigns and awarness of the red blister types melanomas.

                                                   

                                                   

                                                   

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