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Stiches Removed -Follow-Up

Posted 07-22-2014 08:36 AM by itty12

I am very pleased with the results of the surgery performed on the bridge of my nose for Basal Cell, and my side for Melanoma Insitu. Just came back from the appointment. The Nurse removed the sutures from both areas, the scar on the nose will not be noticeable. Side healing well also. I feel great!

However, because there was a Melanoma on the side, which came back with clear margins , I am being referred to an Oncologist.

Nurse said they will probably order...
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Skin cancer

Posted 07-16-2014 05:52 AM by itty12

Ok, so yesterday I went to the Dermie to have the BCC (Basal Cell) removed and a place oon my side, which initially on the phone was jusr characterized as a dysplastic nevi atypical.
I was so focused in the bridge of my nose, reseraching Moh's and SRT(Superficaial Radiation Therapy) that the side was not really a factor. I had that as a "walk in the park" procedure. So, as sometimes happens the nose was the "walk" and the side was a Melanoma insitu. So, both surgeries...
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Basal Cell on Bridge of Nose

Posted 07-13-2014 06:11 AM by itty12

I'm new to blogging and new to the Health Boards but here goes....I'm happy I found this site, I am "experienced" in skin cancer in that I am a Melanoma survivor! At the time I was diagnosed, there were no resources like the internet or blogs or Health Boards that I had access to. I was plunged into radical, but life saving surgery at age 39,. I had what was called a Radical Neck Dissection, a 6"x 3" skin flap from my left breast, repaired the hole made by surgery. My neck lymph...
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Many Many Many Moles!!!

Posted 12-31-2010 06:14 PM by davies444

I have WELL over 100 moles (on 1 section of my right arm alone, I have over 20 moles) all over my body, from head to foot. I've never had my scalp checked. I have moles on my face, moles & polyps on my neck. I have MANY moles on both arms. My chest & stomach are riddled with small, medium & large sized moles of multiple shapes & colours. My back is just the same as my front. The only difference, is that I have a few LARGE black moles. I have MANY small moles on my genitals. I have...
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