I recently was diagnosed with melanoma I have had surgery

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Q: I recently was diagnosed with melanoma. I have had surgery to have it removed . additionally I have had multiple biopsies to test other regions. They came back benign but came up positive for something else . I am trying to figure out what my Dr said it was but I've already forgotten and am racking my brain to try and remember! The diagnosis is as this : he said it was a pigmentation abnormality that would put me at a much higher risk for melanoma ? Any thoughts ?

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