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Mole changing rapidly

I have a mole that started to hurt a week ago, and the pain is worse now, I can't even touch it. It formed a bump on top of it and the color of the mole is somewhat pink. Also the mole has a crust on the side and is red around.
My daughter said it can be cancer and to go to a dermatologist. I´m going to make an appoitment but usually the appointments in my city are only available in 1 or 2 weeks and I'm afraid that when the doctor sees me he can do nothing and it's too late for me.

Please help me, I'm afraid of having a melanoma.
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3191940 tn?1447268717
That is definitely a sign that you should be checked out.  Make an appointment with a dermatologist ASAP.  In one to two weeks, the diagnosis and prognosis should not change much, if at all.  Most cancers do not progress at that pace.  You could also try to see your general practitioner.  If your GP is concerned, they may be able to order a biopsy more quickly.
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thank you for your reply, I have a biopsy on friday
Great to hear!  I hope it turns out to be benign, but I'm glad you're getting it done immediately.  Please do let us know how it goes.
5536886 tn?1455827346
How did the biopsy go?  Any news yet?
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Hi. The mole got better, the pain stopped and the redness disappeared. The doctor looked at the mole and said it had an infection and there was no need for a biopsy. He only said to put a lotion on the mole and to make another appoitment to see if it got better
So glad to hear that!  
thank you!
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