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Is it a melanoma on abdomen?

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hello doctor , there is something I am worried about on my abdomen and i am afraid it may be a melanomie , can I send a picture to confirm if it is or not?
Posted Tue, 10 Sep 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain 44 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Does not look like a melanoma

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for the query,

This lesion presented in highly inflammatory and DOES not look like the classical image of a melanoma. In case, it has been there for a very long time or you have a family history of melanoma, you could suspect. from its presentation, it really does not look like one. It is a very very rare possibility, with the cases that I have seen and what is reported in the literature that this should be a melanoma. The chances are slim.

However, i would suggest you consult a dermatologist.

Thanks and kind regards,

Bain LE, MD. feel free asking further questions if need be.
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Follow-up: Is it a melanoma on abdomen? 18 minutes later
thank you very much it is a big relieve
Answered by Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain 1 minute later
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Thanks too as i wish you the best of health. Kind regards,
Bain LE, MD
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