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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Archibald Miller
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Recurrence: Usually a wide excision and clear margins on the pathology report are the things you want to see. Local recurrence can occur, and will show as new bro ... Read More
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Dr. Coyle Connolly
29 years experience Dermatology
Melanoma : A thorough monthly self exam in addition to routine skin exams performed by your dermatologist are extremely important once the melanoma has been comp ... Read More

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A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not impossible: but highly unlikely. Tumors are usually "monoclonal" i.e. arise from one abnormal cell. Melanomas can spread under the skin. It would be prudent to s ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Lymph nodes.: The main thing in stage iii melanoma in anyone is that there are palpable lymph nodes in the vicinity of the tumor/melanoma. It has a 50% 5 year surv ... Read More
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Dr. Travis Kidner
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Usually none: Most melanoma patients are without symptoms, except for the primary melanoma on the skin. Other symptoms could be firm lymph nodes in the neck, axilla ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Post chemo: Please consider seeing a nutritionist or other type of natural medicine practitioner. He/she can work in conjunction w/your doctor to help you re-gai ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Keuer
Specializes in Dermatology
ANA and Melanoma: Hello, I believe that elevated ANA antibodies and melanoma are unrelated. A rheumatologist would be best able to determine the significance of an ANA ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Black
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Need a prescription: Normal vitamin d levels are generally considered to be between about 30 and 100. A level 20 - 30 would be "insufficiency" while a level less than 20 i ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
So have the : Skin biopsied...A 2mm punch is all the skin needed and this way you will be at peace.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Very low risk: In Stage 0 melanoma, the malignant tumor is still confined to the upper layer of the skin—the epidermis—which means the cancer cells are only in the o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
Yes: A melanoma would be unusual in that location, but not unheard of. It is probably not a melanoma, but even if it is, waiting 3 wks shouldn't be a prob ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Any type of cancer, skin or solid tumor, can cause an inflammatory response. Ferritin is sometimes called an acute phase reactant. It can be elevated ... Read More
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