Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

I'd Rather Lose Some Skin Than My Life

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

I'd Rather Lose Some Skin Than My Life

Article excerpt

SKIN checks - we all hear they're a good idea, but until just a few weeks ago I had never actually had one.

I'm at the Casper the Ghost end of the pale scale, so if anyone should get their freckles and spots checked, it's me.

I went to the doctor and got the check and one dark, fairly large mole on my back raised some attention.

My doctor suggested I get it removed, to be on the safe side.

So that's what I did, I got a few stitches and was on my way.

A couple of weeks later I went back to the clinic to have my stitches removed, only to find out that the doctor needed to take some more skin.

It wasn't nasty, I was told. But for the sake of precaution they needed to take a bigger chunk.

Again, the doctor took some skin from my back, stitched me up and I was out within an hour. …

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