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Uh oh, new melanoma just popped up

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    Tracy Chicago
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      Last night I noticed a mole that had changed significantly in what seems overnight. It has the same characteristics as the melanoma I had removed from my arm. I'm anxiously waiting for my derm to squeeze me in for a biopsy and I can't help but wonder if this mel will one day spread to my lymph nodes in my groin or leg. My primary had a 5% chance of spreading to my lymph nodes and it did spread to my armpit.  Gotta think positive, but it's so hard when you've already been through it before.

      Last night I noticed a mole that had changed significantly in what seems overnight. It has the same characteristics as the melanoma I had removed from my arm. I'm anxiously waiting for my derm to squeeze me in for a biopsy and I can't help but wonder if this mel will one day spread to my lymph nodes in my groin or leg. My primary had a 5% chance of spreading to my lymph nodes and it did spread to my armpit.  Gotta think positive, but it's so hard when you've already been through it before.

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        washoegal
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          Good luck!  And good work being so deligent about checking your skin.  Sounds lke even if it is Mel you caught it very early, I know it is difficult, but you have every reason to think positively.

          Mary

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            Sharon in Reno
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              Catching it earlier has saved my life 3 times this yr…so good for you…and as far as anxieties go.. I take a pill (antivan) smiley havene't figured that one out yet. Good Luck & God Bless. love, Sharon in Reno Stage IV

            JC
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              when you say your primary had 5% chance of spreading, what was the pathology. . Breslow, Clark, mitosis, ulceration, etc. . ?  just curious what they consider 5% chance of spreading

              JC
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                when you say your primary had 5% chance of spreading, what was the pathology. . Breslow, Clark, mitosis, ulceration, etc. . ?  just curious what they consider 5% chance of spreading

                JC
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                  when you say your primary had 5% chance of spreading, what was the pathology. . Breslow, Clark, mitosis, ulceration, etc. . ?  just curious what they consider 5% chance of spreading

                  JC
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                    when you say your primary had 5% chance of spreading, what was the pathology. . Breslow, Clark, mitosis, ulceration, etc. . ?  just curious what they consider 5% chance of spreading 

                    JC
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                      when you say your primary had 5% chance of spreading, what was the pathology. . Breslow, Clark, mitosis, ulceration, etc. . ?  just curious what they consider 5% chance of spreading 

                      JC
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                        when you say your primary had 5% chance of spreading, what was the pathology. . Breslow, Clark, mitosis, ulceration, etc. . ?  just curious what they consider 5% chance of spreading 

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