Originally Posted by SharonD
I had melanoma on my right arm, bicep area, 2 years ago. The cancer was tiny, small enough that the punch biopsy got clean margins but I had "freckling" and a history of basll and squemous cell cancers so they wanted to check surrounding tissue. I had regular surgery, the scar is 6" long and was do deep that I've had to have additional surgery to smooth it out. I hate the way it looks but it's better than what our have happened. Unfortunately MOHs wasn't an option for me.
Do you have to get checked frequently since you have the history of melanoma?