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Suspicious lesion familiar to anyone?

Forums General Melanoma Community Suspicious lesion familiar to anyone?

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    Denise55
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    Regular skin check last week, derm is concerned at "new small pink lesion with small fleck of pigment" on my cheek. Biopsy next Monday. Anyone have anything like this show up as mel? I have had two primaries, both thin (in situ and .43).

    Thanks. Always nerve-wracking waiting.

    Regular skin check last week, derm is concerned at "new small pink lesion with small fleck of pigment" on my cheek. Biopsy next Monday. Anyone have anything like this show up as mel? I have had two primaries, both thin (in situ and .43).

    Thanks. Always nerve-wracking waiting.

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      W.
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      From the description that does not sound very worrying to me. Did the derm look at it with a dermoscope?

      It is also possible that the doc suspects one of the less dangerous (but more common) skin  cancer types (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma)…

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      W.
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      From the description that does not sound very worrying to me. Did the derm look at it with a dermoscope?

      It is also possible that the doc suspects one of the less dangerous (but more common) skin  cancer types (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma)…

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      Denise55
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      Thank you, any reassurance is good.

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      Denise55
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      Thank you, any reassurance is good.

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