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Teddi Mellencamp reveals her melanoma surgeries were successful

Teddi Mellencamp reveals her melanoma surgeries were successful with clear margins and no new mutations: ‘So I say peace out to 11 melanomas and 3 lymph nodes’

Teddi Mellencamp shared a hopeful update in her melanoma journey, revealing her surgeries were a success.

The 41-year-old daughter of singer John Mellencamp took to Instagram on Wednesday sharing photos of her back where 11 melanomas and three lymph nodes were removed.

She also revealed there were no mutations to worry about while also urging her female followers to regularly get mammograms.

Success: Teddi Mellencamp shared a hopeful update in her melanoma journey, revealing her surgeries were a success

She shared a photo of her back and right shoulder with fresh purple scars after the successful surgeries.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star also shared an image, which she revealed on her Instagram story was taken, ‘the first day I went in for a check-up.’

She revealed in the lengthy caption, ‘Finally here with another melanoma update, and it’s one I’m happy to share. Pathology is back— the surgeries were successful and the margins are clear.’

Photos: She shared a photo of her back and right shoulder with fresh purple scars after the successful surgeries

Photos: She shared a photo of her back and right shoulder with fresh purple scars after the successful surgeries

‘I also got genetic testing results and there are no mutations we need to worry about. And I just had a healthy mammogram (please don’t forgo these either, ladies),’ she added.

‘So I say peace out to 11 melanomas and 3 lymph nodes— I gladly hardly knew ya— and hello to a new sense of peace,’ Mellencamp added. 

She continued, ‘It’s been eye-opening how quickly things can change and it’s a lesson I will never forget, nor quit speaking up about. I want nothing more than for all of you to be proactive so you do not have to experience this. Let my scars be your inspiration to get preventative care.’

First day: The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star also shared an image, which she revealed on her Instagram story was taken, 'the first day I went in for a check-up'

First day: The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star also shared an image, which she revealed on her Instagram story was taken, ‘the first day I went in for a check-up’

‘I will now continue to get checked every 4-6 weeks, as my doc says this may be a record number in one area,’ she added.

Mellencamp also joked, ‘You guys know I’m competitive but this is one record I’m not looking to beat.’

‘As always, thanks for all the love, support and well-wishes. I feel very blessed and grateful for it all,’ Mellencamp concluded.

Continue: 'I will now continue to get checked every 4-6 weeks, as my doc says this may be a record number in one area,' she added

Continue: ‘I will now continue to get checked every 4-6 weeks, as my doc says this may be a record number in one area,’ she added

The post received over 40K likes in the eight hours since it was posted, with the reality star getting plenty of support from celebs and other Real Housewives.

Iain Ziering commented, ‘Glad you’re okay’ while Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey said, ‘Good news!’

RHOBH star Dorit Kemsley sent a prayer hands emoji and a heart emoji while Lisa Rinna sent three prayer hands and two red hearts.

Shanna Moakler commented, ‘Im so happy for you! Warrior!’ while Steph Holman added, ‘So happy to hear this.’

Comments: The post received over 40K likes in the eight hours since it was posted, with the reality star getting plenty of support from celebs and other Real Housewives

Comments: The post received over 40K likes in the eight hours since it was posted, with the reality star getting plenty of support from celebs and other Real Housewives

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