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Subcutaneous reaction ???

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    anxietyalldaylong
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      Hi everyone ! I have been on keytruda for 6 months and my last scan showed stable disease with new ground glass nodules in the lungs. I have done ctDNA which was negative so my doc says that it’s probably a reaction from the treatment.

      I have had cutaneous reaction all over my body for the last 2 months. In the last 3 weeks I have noticed small subcutaneous nodules near one of my previous subcutaneous mets. Has anyone had subcutaneous instead of skin reactions or is this surefire that melanoma has come back ?

      Thank you in advance and I wish everyone health !

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        ThinkingPositive
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          Hi anxietyalldaylong,
          There are different types of subcutaneous lumps, both benign and melanoma. Whenever I have had worries over a new lump, I have called my dermatologist between appointments and had it looked at. Mine have been benign lipomas but I always get it checked out especially between scans. I also have an oncology nurse I can call for all concerns. Keep all your doctors in the loop. We are hypervigilent and understandably so.
          Best wishes, Cindy
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