The hairdresser accidentally noticed a strange growth on his client's head and thus saved his life. Adam Shatford, a 54-year-old driving instructor decided to get a haircut as he had more free time. One of his students didn't show up for class and Adam went into a nearby hair salon
He was met there by 42-year-old Erina Lindfield, who had many years of experience in hairdressing. Erina combed her client's hair and began to style his hair. At that moment, however, she noticed something strange under the man's sideburns, near his left ear.
It turned out that she was impressed by a strange mole. She advised Adam to go to the doctor and check what kind of education this is.
After leaving her salon, he took her advice. Just a few days later, he was diagnosed with stage three melanoma. Doctors also found several more tumors on his forehead.
After being diagnosed, Adam underwent several surgeries. According to doctors, the most common risk factor affecting the degeneration of an ordinary mole into melanoma is the harmful effects of sunlight. This type of cancer is particularly dangerous because the body does not show any signs and the disease develops quickly.
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Last week Adam was discharged from the hospital completely he althy. The man decided to return to the hairdresser to thank her.
Adam is very happy that the hairdresser was attentive and did not hesitate to advise him to check the mole. Before the diagnosis, he felt completely normal, he had no symptoms. Also, Adam ran about 4-5 miles every day.