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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Maloney
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Changes in Moles: Whenever you have a mole that has changed, the safe thing to do is have a dermatologist check it out. Fortunately by seeing a doctor early, the majori ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
Change in Nevus: The majority of congenital nevi are benign and do not require removal. A change in the size, shape, symmetry, color, or ulceration should be evaluate ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: A true congenital nevus (very dark and hairy, from birth) has a fair chance of having little melanomas pop up in it, but if you watch it closely and g ... Read More
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Sometimes: There is a ton of variability within skin lesions. Some very bland lesions can have cancer, and others that look very ugly can be free of cancer. Fo ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: I would consult with a surgeon or plastic surgeon about the options you have available. Size and location may determine the type of procedure required ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
ConsultPrimaryCareMD: While the online dermatologists may be correct in their diagnosis most of the time,it is not the same as doing a real life examination for nevi especi ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Make sure that: biopsy was read by a dermatopathologist (someone who specializes in reading skin slides). IF not get second opinion on biopsy. Sometimes path can be c ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
I doubt it: You can see your dermatologist to clarify but I would be surprised that the hair would repigment.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Klein
21 years experience Pathology
Probably not: This is not an uncommon occurrence. Sounds like the shave biopsy did not remove the mole completely. Often times this can lead to re-growth of the m ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Your choice: Hey Andrew -- Usually the skin is actually a bit thicker over a Becker's as there are more arrector pili muscles. What you do about your Becker's is y ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
I would: Call tomorrow and set up an appointment. The congenital hairy nevi are known to act badly on some occasions.Have it checked.
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