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  1. Hi, sorry you are going through the trauma of...

    Hi, sorry you are going through the trauma of being apprehensive. Its normal . I also panicked not knowing all the facts.
    I, ( I am 65) haven't been to this forum in years do to raising my...
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    Sorry to hear you are dealing with this at such a...

    Sorry to hear you are dealing with this at such a young age. I had my BCC treated with 30 radiation treatments for health reasons verses Mohs Surgery. I waited too long to see a doctor while the BCC...
  3. Thankyou ,as always, for your valuable insights....

    Thankyou ,as always, for your valuable insights. Hopefully, a boring year ahead for your health!
  4. Absolutely wonderful and heartwarming to read....

    Absolutely wonderful and heartwarming to read. Congratulations, and a Truly Happy Mothers Day to you tomorrow! Enjoy your family with great health and always
    Best wishes forward!
    Meg (Boatlady)
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    Thankyou , Beachlover, for your kind words and...

    Thankyou , Beachlover, for your kind words and thoughts. My workplace puts me in the middle of so many peoples lives on a daily basis.....and in 16 years have lost many friends, clients and...
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    Beachlover, as to having your skin become thinned...

    Beachlover, as to having your skin become thinned out in time....I believe I had 8 biopsies on the nose,two excisions after the radiation , then recently the full graph ( four biopsies at once...
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    Very sorry to read about your nose challenge. It...

    Very sorry to read about your nose challenge. It is a difficult place to have multiple biopsies and multiple excisions.
    My first basal discovery led me to several derm opinions as it was quite...
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    Good luck today!

    Good luck today!
  9. Good luck today.

    Good luck today.
  10. Also sorry to hear of you new challenge ahead....

    Also sorry to hear of you new challenge ahead. This board has always offered strength and is a wonderful sounding board . I had major surgery at BWH years back.....they are a fantastic facility!...
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    Beautifully written with heart and soul....

    Beautifully written with heart and soul. Thankyou, even though my journey has been minor....you have touched my life. Thankyou. Your words will embrace so many here , peace and joy to you and yours....
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    Thankyou, Cheri. Yes, being boring is great. I am...

    Thankyou, Cheri. Yes, being boring is great. I am quite lucky to heal very quickly, and I was shocked as well how the nose regained color and shape. I think the radiation was worse long term in...
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    Its been six weeks, no more bandages needed to...

    Its been six weeks, no more bandages needed to protect my graph. It looks better than I thought, color tone amazingly good considering the time frame.
    If anyone is facing such a proceedure, it was...
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    Sorry to hear you will be going through this. I...

    Sorry to hear you will be going through this. I am recovering from nose graph surgery three weeks ago ,with a stomach incision as a donor site at the same time. This was done in a hospital under...
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    Great news in your results. The nose is not an...

    Great news in your results. The nose is not an easy organ to deal with . I am recovering from a full nose graph ten days ago and a few more weeks ahead for healing and more reconstruction. Similar...
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    Hi Cheri, The nose graph color is lightening,...

    Hi Cheri,
    The nose graph color is lightening, and swelling subsided, stitch marks are very prominent. I think at least it won't show all the divets from prior biopsies at least. Pain is not so...
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    The primary bandages are off, stitches removed...

    The primary bandages are off, stitches removed from stomach and nose. Ouchie. I am to dab it with diluted hydrogen peroxide and cover with a layer of Xeroform pressed onto the full graph, and cover...
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    Thankyou everyone for sweet thoughts, and making...

    Thankyou everyone for sweet thoughts, and making me chuckle (esk2poo)....
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    Thankyou, Lauren. I sent a private update but...

    Thankyou, Lauren. I sent a private update but most likely frogot to hit send....still a bit foggy.Thankyou for your good thoughts. Hope your feeling better each day, too.
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    Hi Cheri, The stomach incision surprised me,...

    Hi Cheri,
    The stomach incision surprised me, as the length was more then expected, actually only 6 inches...(I read it upside down at 9 like a dummy), with more pain from that then the nose so...
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    Update recovery from nose graph

    The surgery was 2 days ago, Wednesday. I can only see bandages. The entire nose has a full graph (donor site is 9 inches stitched tight , on my lower tummy) The bolster nose dressing is stitched in...
  22. Thread: Update

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    Thankyou for the update, and good luck with your...

    Thankyou for the update, and good luck with your upcoming tests, Lauren.
  23. Thread: Recovery

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    So sorry you are running into so many detours...

    So sorry you are running into so many detours during your healing process. You have put up with so much, it seems you are ready to pounce on one more obstacle along the way...you would have made a...
  24. Thread: My results!!!

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    Super , super wonderful news. Keep well!

    Super , super wonderful news. Keep well!
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    It is odd as I now have another on my stomach...

    It is odd as I now have another on my stomach ,(most are arms and lower legs) very pale, size of an eraser, and I never noticed it before since this post began ...... raised as well. Most are just...
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