Scared this is nodular melanoma

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Scared this is nodular melanoma

Post by justinjc225 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:30 pm

i got this on my neck two weeks ago I thought it was a pimple. I went to the doctor he said could be Bacteria he prescribed me fucidin cream. I’m scared this is Nodular Melanoma it hasn’t grown Here’s some pictures

I am going to go see my doctor again this friday its red but hasnt grown my girlfriend said it looks like a cyst because she has a cyst but im not sure cyst are red just want some advice on what this looks like

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Re: Scared this is nodular melanoma

Post by Sole » Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:07 pm

Asking for online advice on melanoma with a picture is not the thing to do. I know you are very nervous and want reassurance. Only a good dermatologist can provide the right diagnosis. So, go see one asap. Melanoma doesn’t grow in two weeks. It steadily grows and changes over weeks and months. That’s what a Melanoma institute Australia’s oncologist told me last year.

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Re: Scared this is nodular melanoma

Post by Catherine Poole » Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:30 am

I agree, only a biopsy can show what a lesion is. So please see a dermatologist and get their opinion. Try not to get ahead of it and I hope all goes well.
Catherine M. Poole, President/Founder
Melanoma International Foundation

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