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Help Please – Second Primary (this time Nodular?)

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      Having trouble getting through to my derm likely due to pandemic. Had blotch on face earlier this week of concern but that is nothing now that I awoke to a red nodule near my original scar. My original melanoma was a Spitzoid, amelanotic and similar to what I am seeing now although this spot looks more red and nodular to me. As you can tell, I am beside myself. Is it possible to have a nodular melanoma pop up near old site that was not
      Nodular? Trying to catch my breath.


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          I was looking at your previous posts. It seems like your anxiety sometimes really grabs a hold. Please realize that until you have a diagnosis after a biopsy, there is no way of knowing if you have another melanoma popping up. I have had five different “suspicious” moles removed since my original diagnosis, and none of them were positive! Take a few deep breaths and get in to the derm when you can. Remember, on the most part, melanoma doesn’t grow quickly, so even if it is, you will not face big problems if you have to wait a few weeks. God bless and hang in there!!!
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