I am a 38 year old woman that has a small, perfectly round beige/pink on forehead. It seemed to come and go and I "thought" it seemed to turn more pink when out in the sun. The other day, I woke up with it more red. I started picking at it and trying to see if it was a clogged pore since it was driving me nuts and also put hydrogen peroxide on it. This turned it even redder. I went to Derm yesterday and since so red she thought it looked suspicious and did a shave biopsy. I asked if she thought it was melanoma, she said no but we need to check this. Kicker is, the results wont be back for 7-10 days!! I am ready to go nuts already and it has only been one day. Could this just be a sun spot or Ak? I am so terrified of Melanoma!!! Why do we have to wait so long for results?????
That does seem a long time to wait. Perfectly round beige/pink sounds unworrying and you do have a good reason for it to have changed colour. By comes and goes do you mean it used to dissappear completely? That definitely doesn't sound like melanoma. It is good she is checking though as it could be one of the less serious forms of skin cancer.
Take care of yourself during this stressful waiting time. Be kind and treat yourself.
It would fade to the point it was barely noticeable. When I have told family members now about this, they never noticed anything and are surprised that I even was having an issue. When I look at pictures is it so faint -- I see it because I am looking for it.
When I do look at pictures online, I cant really find anything to identify it with. The closest is a AK that I saw on a website -- very light pink spot.
I have anxiety issues so I am really having a hard time with this and have missed work due to the stress.
Thank you for responding! You are really a good person for responding. I have been having stomach aches over this and then when they want to take more, but say it isnt cancer, then I was/am really confused. Thanks for helping me put my mind at ease. I really appreciate it!
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