I am 32 and about to go thru my 3rd Mohs. I have had 9 spots in 2.5 years and concerned it won't stop. I feel soooo young to have had this many in a short amount of time. 5 have been on my face, 3 on my back and 1 on my collar bone. I really hope this Mohs goes as well as the last few. I have so much scar tissue that I am worried. The first one I had 47 stitches and the second one I had about 20, all on the same area! I want to know if this is 'normal' to be so young and what can I do to stop it. I don't want to be 60+ and have 100's of these. I read it doesn't spread but I wonder!!! Any thoughts would be GREAT!!View Thread
When I found out my first time, I wish I would have had time to do research. I didn't know any better and went with what my Dr said and what my insurance would do. I am soooo glad I have WONDERFUL insurance. I had Mohs done on a spot on my face and had to have reconstructive done. I ended up with 47 stitches in my face!!! And you would never know today and that was about 2.5 years ago. I had another round of Mohs done in the same area about a year ago. Had about 20 stitches and most people would never know! I am about ready to do another Mohs in the same area and I hope I am just as lucky!!
I would ask your plastic surgeon if he/she has pics of things they have done. When its a face you want to know you will look like you have always looked when done. I wish you the best!!!View Thread
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