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Need help regarding nodular melanoma. This is on the side of

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Need help regarding nodular melanoma. This is on the side of my foot near the heel. Is is new and and I'm concerned. It isn't dome but I can feel it when I run my finger over it. Very worried
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Photo attached
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Here is another please help!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I actually scratched it and it flaked off in a few pieces. Under it is a little pink open wound spot now. Is this ok???? Could you flake off a cancer!
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

no, you can't flake off a skin cancer or melanoma.

looks like a blocked skin pore or skin infection.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It looked just like a small freckle. And I easily picked it off. But now I'm worried I picked off a cancer and it will re grow worse?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Here are two others. Thank you for your opinion here.
Are these concerning?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I would so appreciate your opinion here
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

no, those other moles are not concerning for melanoma

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