I had a black spot on my abdomen but when I first saw it, it looked like a boil with it being coneshaped (small). Then it erupted and while the spot was about a sixteenth of an inch in size the eruption got bigger and is not the size of a nickel. I have been treating it with neosporin per one doctor and covering it with a bandaid. Then just last Sunday I noticed another black spot above this. It is still flat. I don't know what it is or what kind of a doctor to see for it.
A dermotologist.....its a skin specialist. I had a small black spot (thought was a deer tick) appear on my leg. Turned out to be malignant melanoma......if for no other reason, at least go see a Dr. (dermotologist) for your peace of mind. Because....if this were to be melanoma, the sooner you have it removed, the better your chance of survival......not trying to scare you, just facing facts! this very well could be nothing.....but if it were me, I'd be finding out and soon!
my daughter has had a small black spot on her arm for years - she has a lot of freckles and I thought nothing of it (I had her tested for lime a few years ago because I thought it was a tick bite). She is now 15, blond , freckles, and I am scared to death that I may have been too dismissive of this black spot. I am going to call a dermatologist first thing monday morning but I am sick too my stomach thinking it may be melanoma and i never even considered it. Anything else you could share about your symtoms would be greatly appreciated
Please keep in touch about what you find out from dermotologist. If your daughter has had any really bad sunburns, this very well could be something that needs attention. Do not beat yourself up about this, you are only human....my little girl turns 25 this year.......Did learn....malignant melanoma is mutated cells. Did you know, for instance.....a scar from falling off a bke or burn from a stove years later can turn into a melanoma? Its not just from sun and tanning beds.Some people of african american decent who never go into the sun develop this. Its one cancer doctors do not play with because they really do not know that much about it.........it spreads fast and furious. But, caught in time, can be curable. Feel free to Pm if you'd like!