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Melanoma? Appt for Dr. is long way off & not sure what to do

I have a mole on my abdomen along my belt line that appears to be changing. I don't ever recall it before, but recently it seems to be rising. This is scary to me because it matches a lot of characteristics of modular melanoma, except for the fact that it's squishy rather than hard.

It is getting some black flecks in it, which look like scabs. The borders are also growing. I'm quite concerned that my appointment is still weeks away, and not sure if I'm wasting valuable time.

Please help.

Pic: http://imgur.com/1N7O98x
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