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Lump in groin

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      I'm a newbie here. I was diagnosed with subungual melanoma in 2006 and had to have my toe amputated. I have been clear since, but I have this lump in my groin which has been worrying me. I'm going to see my dermatologist next week. The thing is today, the lump feels smaller, does this mean no need to get checked? As i assume the fact it has got smaller, means it's nothing serious?? 

      Thanks xx

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