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Surgery Update. . .

well, perhaps I misheard the doc when he told me how much flesh he was going to remove. in actuality, the section of my back that was removed was roughly 1/2" long 3/8th" wide at one end and 1/8th in wide at the other, and a total of about 1/8th in thick. The local has now worn off and the burning is. . . entertaining.



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Jun. 30th, 2005 06:52 pm (UTC)
Did they cut it off or burn it off?

I've had several removed over the years. The first one, on my back, they decided to cut - it left a nasty goddamned scar that looks like a fucking bullet wound. On the flipside, the one taken off my neck was burnt, and you can barely tell there was ever anything there.
Jun. 30th, 2005 09:22 pm (UTC)
They cut it out, because they need to do a biopsy on it.

Jun. 30th, 2005 10:02 pm (UTC)
d'oh, my bad :p
Jun. 30th, 2005 07:07 pm (UTC)
Woot... I think...

I, too, have some nast on my back that needs to be taken care of eventually. When I get insurance next, I guess.
Jun. 30th, 2005 07:37 pm (UTC)
I hope it doesn't mess with your tattoo too much, but it's a good thing you took the precaution and got it taken care of.
Jun. 30th, 2005 09:24 pm (UTC)
**nods** me too. they've sutured it closed, so it may distort it a bit. . . :(

Jun. 30th, 2005 11:45 pm (UTC)
Holy crap!
what the hell did I miss?
Jul. 1st, 2005 02:23 am (UTC)
ditto irishmasms! Sorry hun! Hopefully that's a good thing and you got some skin cancer??? taken care of???
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