I’m new to the forum and probably have the same question and fears as most, but I prefer to ask rather than not.
Here is my situation. I’m 39. My wife discover what is a 1cm wide mole near my ear on the edge of my hair 8 days ago. We were immediately surprised because we never saw it before and due to location, we can’t see why we would have missed it, especially after my last hair cut 1 month ago which would have exposed it in full. So we’re concerned.
I immediately went to see my family doctor who made a referral for a dermatologist. yesterday i was booked for teleconsultancy, where I saw a nurse who took pictures of it and is now sending the pics to a dermatologist of initial assessment. They say a response would come within 4 weeks and most of the time within a week, depending on how many patients they have to deal with. Continue reading