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Spot found on daughter (& I have melanoma history) pic included

Forums Pediatric & AYA Melanoma Community Spot found on daughter (& I have melanoma history) pic included

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      I found this small spot on my daughter when putting a necklace on her. She is 7. I took a high quality image so I could zoom in and get a closer look. It is elevated in the darker area. I have a personal history of stage iii melanoma, so I'm freaking out! She sees a pediatric dermatologist on 4/16/18. Has anyone experienced something like with their child… It looks super scary to me!



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          I had melanoma in situ at age 16.  WLE and no follow up except skin checks.  Multiple moles removed but all were negative for melanoma.  My daughter also had a couple of moles removed in her teenage years and all were negative.  At age 24 she had a mole come back positive for nodular melanoma.  2 surgeries and treatment of 3 courses of biochemotherapy.  She is staged as IIIb and is 5 years NED.  Praying for you and your little one.

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