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bleeding mole - is it normal to wait 6 weeks for operation?

Hi everyone. I would really appreciate your input on this.
My Mum was at the hospital yesterday to get a bleeding mole on her leg checked out. As soon as the doctor saw it he said it would need to come out. But instead of taking it out then and there my mum has to wait on a letter to tell her when to come back and get the procedure done. He also told her to make an appointment to come back and see him in 6 weeks to discuss whether or not it is cancer.

Is this the normal way to go about this kind of thing? i'm really worried and don't think I can take 6 weeks of this.

thanks for listening.
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replied October 24th, 2007
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Where is the mole located exactly?
Was the bleeding spontaneous or caused by something?
Can your mum consider visiting another dermatologist?
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replied October 24th, 2007
It's on the inside of her leg above her knee.
It's dark brown, with pink bits in it. it looks like it has been grazed. She uses a skin buffer and thinks it could have been that that has scratched it. It is perhaps a little over a cm in size.
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replied November 5th, 2007
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Bleeding mole with uneven color is a worrying sign.
Try to make an earlier appointment.
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