Friday, February 27, 2009


This post is not for the weak of stomach. I mean it. If you don't like icky things, especially where blood is concerned, just stop reading. Because I am going to show you a picture of my finger.

I went to the dermatologist yesterday and YAY!, I have a diagnosis of the thing on my finger. And double YAY!!, I get it removed today!!!! Dr. Nadene was right, it's a polygenic granuloma...or somethink like that. What is great about the whole thing is when the doctor looked at it, she commented, "Well, it doesn't look like cancer." WHAT???? CANCER???? That thought that had never even entered my MIND!! Eeks! Good thing it's not cancer...otherwise that would really suck. And if I ever do get cancer, I'll probably be the one who has it in stage 4 before I go to the doctor because I just don't think anything of the really obvious symptoms. Let's hope this finger thing has taught me a lesson.

So, without further ado, here it is. My finger. You can go vomit now.


Anonymous said...

So what is that thing and what caused it?

Gail said...

I guess there was some sort of trauma to my finger at some point, and the healing tissue never stopped growing. So that is just "healing tissue".