It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Cancer: Skin Message Board

  • Purple-ish mole just appeared?!?!

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 06-07-2009, 09:25 AM   #1
    Rkarch08
    Newbie
    (female)
     
    Rkarch08's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Jun 2009
    Location: PA
    Posts: 1
    Rkarch08 HB User
    Purple-ish mole just appeared?!?!

    I have never had a mole in my life but about 2 days ago I noticed a purple-ish mole like spot directly in the center of my back. I am EXTREMELY concerned about it, but do not have medical insurance right now to go to a doctor and have it checked out. Any suggestions or thoughts on what it might be?!?! Its not real big, id compare it to a drop of water, and I havent noticed it being there long enough to know if it is growing or not.

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 06-25-2009, 05:06 PM   #2
    Likea
    Junior Member
    (female)
     
    Likea's Avatar
     
    Join Date: May 2009
    Location: Jacksonville, Florid
    Posts: 16
    Likea HB User
    Re: Purple-ish mole just appeared?!?!

    New mole and purple color needs checking out now!

    Check out this site * link to commercial website removed by hb-mod, moderator *

    This is not something you want to wait on. Melanoma can be cured if caught early enough. But wait too long and it is deadly. Please get it checked out asap.

    Not trying to scare you but you need to know NOW if it is melanoma. My cousin's husband's sister in her early 40's was diagnosed in January and died in March. I know of another person that lasted about 6 months. They were too far gone by the time they were diagnosed. Find it early - you can be cured.

    I've had 7 basal cells cut out and a number of pre-cancerous lesions burned off. Not much to worry about with basal cells. I fear Melanomas!

    Good luck!

    Last edited by hb-mod; 06-26-2009 at 01:39 AM. Reason: Please don't post links and/or instructions regarding commercial websites as per Posting Policy. Thanks.

     
    Old 06-25-2009, 08:26 PM   #3
    Oleander53
    Senior Veteran
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Sep 2006
    Location: Ozarks in Arkansas
    Posts: 1,838
    Oleander53 HB UserOleander53 HB UserOleander53 HB User
    Re: Purple-ish mole just appeared?!?!

    Hopefully it is nothing. But seriously go get it checked out as soon as possible.

    Back in December I got my first Squamous Cell carcinoma and it was a lavender blue color......it was dime sized and suddenly appeared. I had to push the Doctors to get it off. I had a biopsy, then the rest removed. Came back Bowen's disease and SCC grade 3....... I am doing fine but need close watching.

    Anything new and dark in color needs to be checked. Some Dermatologists do free skin exams but it is important to get it done no matter what.

    Stay calm and good luck. Oleander

     
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    purple marks on feet cdelorge Foot & Ankle Problems 1 05-29-2011 10:05 PM
    Purple Feet upforfun03 Rare Disorders 1 04-29-2008 05:58 AM
    My feet are purple upforfun03 Foot & Ankle Problems 2 04-11-2008 05:31 AM
    Blue-Purple Legs and Feet manchak99 Infant Care (up to 18 months old) 4 06-02-2007 11:11 AM
    Bunion Surgery & Purple Foot! roz5 Foot & Ankle Problems 7 09-06-2005 03:13 PM
    purple swollen eyelids hinjibub Eye & Vision 11 07-24-2004 10:00 AM
    chilblains/purple feet sammikins Foot & Ankle Problems 2 04-22-2004 02:10 PM
    One of my toes is dark purple! esk123 Open to All Other Health Topics 1 02-29-2004 08:05 AM
    Purple sore ... or? njben Cancer: Skin 0 01-04-2004 06:30 AM
    My daughter's hands turn cold &purple frequently ssobeek Children's Health 6 04-25-2002 07:32 PM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:37 AM.





    © 2020 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!