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    Old 06-12-2015, 12:24 PM   #1
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    scab/mole on head

    I have a light brown irregular scab/mole on my scalp that won't go away. I am now convinced it is melanoma. I have thin hair and am a 46 year old Caucasian women. What else could it be? Looking for some reassurance while I wait to see the dermatologist.

     
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    Old 11-03-2015, 07:02 AM   #2
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    How long has it been there? It's good that you see a doc. Even if it's melanoma, early stage survival with proper treatment is approaching 100%. Good luck to you.

     
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    Old 11-03-2015, 08:36 AM   #3
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    Re: scab/mole on head

    There's no reason that it has to be a melanoma, Karen, but you should definitely have it looked at by a dermatologist. It could be a squamous cell carcinoma, too, that would be my guess. Best wishes, let us know what the doctor says....

     
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