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Should I talk to my doctor about my soft tissue melanoma symptoms?

If you're experiencing any symptoms of soft tissue melanoma, you should talk to your doctor. Usually, the most noticeable symptom is a lump, often on your leg. The lump may be painful, and it may not go away or may even continue to grow. These symptoms may be caused by another condition, but if they're worrisome, it's important to talk to your doctor. This is especially important because soft tissue melanoma can spread through the body very quickly.

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