Teddi Mellencamp might have melanoma.
On Wednesday, in a sequence of photographs and movies shared to her Instagram Story, the Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills alum informed her followers and followers that after going to the physician to have her pores and skin checked on the prompting of her husband, Edwin Arroyave, her former co-star, Kyle Richards, and one other pal, she was compelled to bear a biopsy.
“They assume I’ve melanoma… going to get a biopsy. So verify your moles, people,” Teddi mentioned as she laid on her abdomen in a health care provider’s workplace.
Teddi then shared a sequence of photographs, the primary of which appeared to incorporate an instance of what pores and skin most cancers appears to be like like in comparison with a picture of her personal pores and skin.
“Praying it’s not. However get pores and skin checked every year people. I’ve been ignoring [because] of my nervousness,” Teddi admitted within the caption of the submit, together with a crying emoji.
“Properly. Outcomes again Friday,” she added in a second caption, which accompanied a picture of her pores and skin after a portion was reduce out.
In line with Teddi, she knew that she wanted to go to the physician to have her pores and skin checked. However as a result of she was too afraid of what the physician might discover, she put it off for years.
Persevering with on in her second Instagram Story, Teddi, who starred on seasons eight by 10 of RHOBH, thanked her family members for holding her accountable and ensuring she would honor her physician’s appointment.
“[Edwin, Kyle, and Jenn Leipart] have been telling me for years to go get checked,” Teddi shared. “I waited [too] lengthy [because] of my very own worry. Grateful to them for holding me accountable to going at this time.”
Teddi’s most cancers scare comes simply over per week after her fellow ex-Housewives star, Braunwyn Windham-Burke of The Actual Housewives of Orange County, begged her on-line followers to get themselves checked.
“My cousin died when he was 36 of melanoma. F*ck most cancers, and get your self checked, PLEASE. All of this from one little ‘mole,’” Braunwyn wrote. “Do your self and your loved ones a favor and guide your appointment at this time. Embrace the scars that may include it, however embrace the significance of your well being and life as effectively.”
Tamra Decide and Bethenny Frankel have additionally publicly mentioned their bouts with pores and skin most cancers.
The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills season 12 is anticipated to premiere on Bravo this spring.