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Nail melanoma

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    rmclean306
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      My doctor just told me that he suspects subungual melanoma on my left thumb. I go to a dermatologist next week. It's scary to think about. How do you post a picture for others to see?

       

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        CHD
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          Hi Robyn,

          I don't know how to post pictures, but just wanted to say good luck.  I know the waiting is tough.  Hope it turns out to be something benign!

          CHD
          Participant

            Hi Robyn,

            I don't know how to post pictures, but just wanted to say good luck.  I know the waiting is tough.  Hope it turns out to be something benign!

            CHD
            Participant

              Hi Robyn,

              I don't know how to post pictures, but just wanted to say good luck.  I know the waiting is tough.  Hope it turns out to be something benign!

              casagrayson
              Participant

                I'm sorry you have to deal with this.  The waiting is so hard.  As a suggestion, make sure the dermatologist you are seeing has experience with melanoma, and also request a punch biopsy as that is the best type to get a true reading on the depth of the lesion.

                 

                  Marianne quinn
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                    Please read my posts. I hope it is helpful.?

                    Marianne quinn
                    Participant

                      Please read my posts. I hope it is helpful.?

                      Marianne quinn
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                        Please read my posts. I hope it is helpful.?

                      casagrayson
                      Participant

                        I'm sorry you have to deal with this.  The waiting is so hard.  As a suggestion, make sure the dermatologist you are seeing has experience with melanoma, and also request a punch biopsy as that is the best type to get a true reading on the depth of the lesion.

                         

                        casagrayson
                        Participant

                          I'm sorry you have to deal with this.  The waiting is so hard.  As a suggestion, make sure the dermatologist you are seeing has experience with melanoma, and also request a punch biopsy as that is the best type to get a true reading on the depth of the lesion.

                           

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