theoblit at wam.umd.edu
Mon Dec 11 16:23:16 EST 1995
References: <9512092127591.The_Win-D.syama at delphi.
Sunil Khemaney (syama at delphi.com) wrote:
: Or could it be a mole that has always been a melanoma or a mole
: that is now becoming a melanoma? And if so, do melanomas usually
As far I recall, these are all classic symptoms of skin melanoma.
: If it is a melanoma, do days matter? In other words, it may take
I don't know, but either you or your friend needs to see a specialist
: 5 days to get a proper biopsy vs cutting it out himself in an
: improper way now and sending it for analysis. He has the
: necessary scalpel and Formalin preservative.
: Could irritation from massaging have created some type of
: melanoma change in it?
Skin cancer is generally due to solar irradiation. But rancid oil is
not good either. A melanoma's growth is limited by its blood
supply, so massaging massaging could also have been bad.
: Any help or advice would be much appreciated.
Can't wait for the cardiac patients to hit the 'net.
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