I noticed on Saturday evening that I had a BB size, very elevated, red color lesion. It isn't firm but kinda softer like some of my other elevated moles, but this sticks out like a sore thumb... not like the rest!! I was not home but thought something had been there before. When I got home I looked at my photos of my moles, etc. and noticed there was a slightly elevated skin colored lesion right where this new thing popped up. It is the same lesion but it just grew it seems overnight because I looked back there last Wednesday, just three days before I noticed this bump and it couldn't have been like this bcuz I would have noticed it.
I have a history of having dyplastic nevi removed, one melanoma insitu, 4 squamous cell carcinoma insitus and numerous basel cells. I completely stay out of the sun now of course. My father has had two melanomas so there may be a genetic link? I was just seen by my regular derm three weeks earlier wherein she removed what turned out to be a SCC insitu from my lower leg and this wasn't there.
I will get in ASAP to my derm, but the wait for the results can be a few weeks to a month.
Does this sound like it could be nodular melanoma? It has not bled, is not firm, but I can't figure out what else it could be arising from a mole like this. Also it is completely one color, pinkish. It is also not a pimple. I've had many of those on my back. It is slightly tender!
Thank you for your time!
I forgot to mention that I just had a hysterectomy in January and my ovaries were also removed. I tried to go without hormone therapy, but I finally gave in. I am using an estrogen patch... that is it... I started that just a month ago. I was wondering if this could be related also?
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