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Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« on: May 06, 2013, 10:34:17 PM »
Just discovered hours ago that I have a mole that has grown in the late weeks and somewhat changed colour.
Going to call the doctor in hours to figure out what do.

Please pray for me as I am scared and sad. Having a hard time going to bed.
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2013, 10:37:11 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

All else I can say is that I've had a color changing mole more than once.  It sounds like you've caught it early.  Insist on being seen ASAP.
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2013, 10:40:14 PM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2013, 10:41:32 PM »
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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2013, 10:44:26 PM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2013, 10:45:48 PM »
God be with you! Mother of God, keep and protect your servant!

Maybe anoint it with holy oil or holy water.
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« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2013, 10:57:22 PM »
Maybe anoint it with holy oil or holy water.

 Great advice.  Lord, have mercy upon Thy servant.
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2013, 11:04:09 PM »
Have had a lot of blessed water on it and will ask (if it is permissible) the priest for some holy oil.
Can one bring up these fears in confession? Or should I ask for a talk with him outside of the seal of confession?
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2013, 11:10:00 PM »
Have had a lot of blessed water on it and will ask (if it is permissible) the priest for some holy oil.
Can one bring up these fears in confession? Or should I ask for a talk with him outside of the seal of confession?

 Fear for one's well being is nothing to confess, in my opinion.  Bring it up outside of confession.  And call your doc pronto.   
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2013, 11:15:43 PM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2013, 11:18:10 PM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
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« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2013, 08:30:57 AM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2013, 08:34:29 AM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #14 on: May 07, 2013, 08:35:59 AM »

Praying that it is nothing serious.

Have faith, be strong...and go to the doctor TODAY! 

Lord, have mercy and grant Tommelomsky good health.
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« Reply #15 on: May 07, 2013, 08:45:21 AM »
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« Reply #16 on: May 07, 2013, 11:31:56 AM »
Have had a lot of blessed water on it and will ask (if it is permissible) the priest for some holy oil.
Can one bring up these fears in confession? Or should I ask for a talk with him outside of the seal of confession?

Talk to your priest as soon as you can.  There is no reason to wait for confession.  If you need to confess anything after that, he will let you know.

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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #17 on: May 07, 2013, 11:55:08 AM »
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« Reply #18 on: May 07, 2013, 11:55:47 AM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #19 on: May 07, 2013, 11:59:01 AM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #20 on: May 07, 2013, 01:06:21 PM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #21 on: May 07, 2013, 03:29:24 PM »
i had one removed a year ago. it had changed over quite a short time but turned out to be benign.
when i had it chopped off (the usual treatment), i didn't even need a single pain killer afterwards, it's the smallest, safest operation in the book; my family doctor did it with a tiny injection of local anaesthetic.
it was so pain free, i had to look to make sure she was actually doing it!

(sorry for being gross)
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so see your doctor before the end of the month and your priest too, but having these (and worrying about them!) is surprisingly common.
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« Reply #22 on: May 07, 2013, 03:35:47 PM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #23 on: May 07, 2013, 04:09:37 PM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #24 on: May 07, 2013, 06:29:06 PM »
Update: I had it confirmed today that it was just dead skin samples. In Norwegian it is called Molingus (I think it is spelled like this).
Glory to God in all things. It was like a lot of weight was removed from both shoulders. Now I can continue to enjoy Pascha.

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« Reply #25 on: May 07, 2013, 06:34:06 PM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #26 on: May 07, 2013, 06:36:21 PM »
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #27 on: May 07, 2013, 06:36:45 PM »
Thank God for good news! :)
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #28 on: May 07, 2013, 08:28:10 PM »
Have had a lot of blessed water on it and will ask (if it is permissible) the priest for some holy oil.
Can one bring up these fears in confession? Or should I ask for a talk with him outside of the seal of confession?

Absolutely, talk with your priest if you like. It need not be in confession, I don't think.
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #29 on: May 07, 2013, 08:34:08 PM »
It is a liturgy on friday and well..um..I do get stuff to confess anyway (sigh..) but life is good and one only has to love, learn and grow on ones mistakes and try hardest not to repeat them again.
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #30 on: May 07, 2013, 10:27:15 PM »
Wonderful news.
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #31 on: May 07, 2013, 10:37:03 PM »

Yay!!!!

Thank God!!!!
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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #32 on: May 07, 2013, 11:00:55 PM »
Glory to God!

Good news.

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Re: Pray for me as I am terrified at the moment
« Reply #33 on: May 08, 2013, 12:23:51 AM »
Glory to God, glad to hear it.
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Praise God in his everlasting humility and lovingkindness towards us humans!
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« Reply #35 on: May 09, 2013, 03:45:39 PM »
Praise God.

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« Reply #36 on: May 09, 2013, 04:19:15 PM »
Thanks dear brother :)
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Glory to God!

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Praise the Lord.
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