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How long is to long to wait for biopsy?

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      Brief history I’m a 44 year old male. I’m on 3 month skin checks due to large number of moles and several past biopsies being pre and atypical so far none have tested positive though.

      My Healthcare is through the VA.

      Yesterday I noticed a brand new mole. It is multi colored, about 1/2 inch diameter, asymmetrical with uneven borders. So showing several of the risk signs. There is also a second one with all the above except it is smaller.

      I called my dermatologist and the soonest they can see me for a biopsy is in just over a month. They have the option to refer me out to a civilian if the wait time for appointment is considered to long.

      My question is, is a month to long? Should I push heavily for a earlier appointment?

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          You’re fine if you are having 3 month checks…
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