Thinking of you fpmonkee. {{{fpmonkee}}}. I know how terrible anxiety can be but like Rou and C.19 said, there's an excellent chance that you are just fine.

You are being smart and getting it checked out early. All the facts are against it being mel.

Please post back as soon as you can. I will watch for updates. Sending e-vibes of strength and health to you.
2/c and some 3A.
Protein sensitive but can use occasionally
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Stylers: Mix Curls in a Bottle into everything for shine. Terrible pj
Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
Every day is a gift