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I was diagnosed in 2001 with a medium size ocular melanoma and had plaque radiation in early 2001. All my check ups had been great since then, with the tumor shrinking slowly (which my doctor told me was good, much better than quickly which he said could mean it was an aggressive tumor). He was one of the doctors in the COMS study. I went every 6 months every year. This year, after 14+ years, the doctor was surprised when the ultrasound showed the tumorr looked a little elevated. I told him that I had been hit in the eye in the fall while playing with our son's 48 pound dog and got a black eye. He sent my ultrsounds/scans of the eye out to other eye cancer specialists in the US and asked what they thought. Hey felt it was possible I had dried pooled blood in the back of the eye from the hit.I have a cataract on that eye, so they always used ultrsound to measure. He fletthey sould take the cataract off and have a betterlookat the back of the eye. In the meantime,my chest x-ray and liver function tests were all normal. I also had an ultrssound of the liver.It showed some vague, ill-defined lesion on my left lobe of my liver. Then, I had an MRI. they used two different contrasts on two different days as the first contrast was blurry. It showed a few very small spots. In follow up with my doctor, she said she had spoken directly with the radiologist, and he said he was unable to determine what the small spots are. Now,she has suggested doing a pet scan to see if it shows anything. I am scared and anxious, which has always produced more acid in my stomach. The past couple of weeks have been the pits. Any thoughts? HELP!
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