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

Cancer: Skin Message Board

  • picked mole SCARED!

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 04-29-2010, 06:07 PM   #1
    1me11's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2010
    Posts: 3
    1me11 HB User
    picked mole SCARED!

    I already know I shouldn't have picked it but I am freaking out. I went to a doctor today about a new mole I noticed 7 months ago. She told me that she thinks it should be removed and biopsied. I was in such a panic tonight that I used tweezers to pull part of it off. It bled a little. I'm worried that if it was melanoma I am now screwed even if it was in the early stages since I made it bleed. Please help!

    Sponsors Lightbulb
    Old 04-29-2010, 07:24 PM   #2
    Junior Member
    marie888's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2010
    Posts: 45
    marie888 HB User
    Re: picked mole SCARED!


    You will be fine, don't worry. I did something similar a couple years ago. I scratched off the top of a mole that looked black. It grew back and my dermatologist biopsied it and it came back a blue nevus. You can still have the area biopsied, unless you completely removed the whole thing. Ask your dermatologist. I recently had a surgery on a mole that came back 'severely dysplastic' after a biopsy. You probably just did the equivalent of a biopsy by scratching a bit of it off. When a shave biopsy is done the mole bleeds too. I actually asked about it being dangerous and was told that it it was not.


    Old 04-29-2010, 07:28 PM   #3
    1me11's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2010
    Posts: 3
    1me11 HB User
    Re: picked mole SCARED!

    Thanks for making me feel better. I have just been reading online that if I picked it then the cancerous cells could makes its way into the blood stream which is what I was nervous about. I have been studying for finals and my nerves are sky rocketing which is what lead to paranoia, which is what lead to me picking at it. I just hope they can biopsy it in a week without problems. I'm only 22 years old and I feel like my life is just starting which is why this little black mole is scarring me.

    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Itching mole and Scared of Removal Dark_Light Cancer: Skin 6 05-06-2008 07:02 AM
    mole in rectum area, I need a responce fast! becca6772 Cancer: Skin 3 02-23-2008 07:28 AM
    mole removed by excision mark_antony Skin Problems 0 02-17-2008 01:48 PM
    A mole becoming cancerous even covered? deirrow Cancer: Skin 9 03-14-2007 09:47 PM
    Picked Mole(Please Reply Soon) Sweet55 General Health 1 09-23-2006 07:37 PM
    Mole this normal? dorri Skin Problems 17 05-18-2005 07:43 PM
    brown thing picked off sorta? im scared!!! krazee Cancer: Skin 1 09-19-2004 02:54 PM
    Mole looked like a wart, for the last 2 years it has changed..scared Mal979 Cancer: Skin 0 06-10-2004 10:05 AM
    mole on testicle yaman Cancer: Skin 4 04-14-2004 10:45 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 01:34 PM.

    © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!