What is Melanoma?

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer, usually occurs on face and back, areas affected by sun. Mostly malignant in nature.

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Is it advisable to have "spots" on your skin removed if the doctor says they appear as though they might be dysplastic and you previously had been...

doctor1 MD

Welcome to healthcare magic,
I will recommend removal of any dysplastic appearing nevus because you have had a past history of melanoma....

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i have had melanoma,back in 08. one day in the shower i had a large egg sized lump form in my armpit....what are the chances of melanoma?...had a...

doctor1 MD

Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
You may have melanoma or some hematoma due to some injury. Or you may...

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I have a flat mole (skin discoloration) inside one nostril. Should I be concerned.

doctor1 MD

Thanks for writing in.

A common mole (nevus) is a small growth on the skin that is usually pink, XXXXXXX or brown and has a distinct edge....

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