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Bump under eyebrow changed

I have a bump under my left eyebrow, under the skin, and have had it for a while (a year or so).  It kind of moves around a bit if I feel it.  It got bigger, but I didn't really worry about it, having read it sounds like a common thing.  But today it changed - I felt a pressure on my the top of my eye, between the socket and eyeball, like it was getting pressed down.  I felt the lump, and it has divided and it's like I now have two lumps, and between them where I felt the pressure the skin no longer seems to have part of the lump.  So it's like the lump divided and part of it went down towards my eye.  I'm a little worried about it now.  I had melanoma in 2003 but it was "mild" - it only required excision not chemo or radiation.  Could this be cancer?  
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I think you should see a doctor about any lumps or bumps you have. With your history of melanoma you should be regularly (6 monthly) be seeing a dermatologist. Unfortunately you are at higher risk of melanoma, having had one, even if it was caught early so please get any new moles or lumps checked out quickly.
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Hi, thanks for your comment.  I have setup an appointment with my dermatologist for Sept 4th, 2012.  I will post the results...
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Saw my dermatologist and she recommends getting the bump removed and analyzed just in case.  My appt with a plastic surgeon is next Wednesday, 9/12/12.
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Thanks for the update. It is most likely an oily cyst but better to be safe than sorry. I hope the plastic surgeon is skilled enough to not leave a scar.

Take care.
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Thanks, me too :).  I'm not too concerned about it for now.  I know not to get too worried about something until after lab results.  I'll post what happens.
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I got it removed.  It wasn't even a cyst, it was a hemangioma - a bundle of vessels under the skin.  They told me it looked like a varicose vein.  So all is well.  Thanks for the support!
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Fantastic news. Thanks for the update.
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