A 25-year-old female asked:
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how can i know whether the pain i have is from muscles spams caused by scoliosis or from melanoma?

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Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Pain: Melanoma doesn't cause pain unless there is metastasis. You should see a dermatologist.
Answered on Feb 8, 2013
Dr. Curtis Wong
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Melanoma and pain: Is unknown to me until it has metastasized. Your age makes you a very unlikely candidate to have melanoma, though it is not unheard of.
Answered on Feb 6, 2019
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Dr. Travis Kidner
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Unsure: Pain is not a usual symptom of melanoma. But it is best to see your doc to find the source.
Answered on Mar 29, 2013

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