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I have a mole on my leg that has grown in size over the past few years

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Smith
33 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: Any mole that is rapidly growing and changing should be examined.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
See MD: See your MD and have a baseline evaluation. My recommendation is to take a picture of the birthmarks and have the photo as a baseline for future comp ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Klein
20 years experience Pathology
Yes: Sounds like a benign mole to me. A 3mm pigmented spot that hasn't changed in two years is very unlikely to be melanoma.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Benign: most likely is benign mole but if start to grow need biopsy for diagnosis.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Any changing: mole...should be seen, evaluated and (in my opinion) probably removed. Hope this is helpful Dr Z
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Definitely: "moles" that change in size and configuration are of serious concern. If the mole's border is indistinct and irregular and it is multicolored and gett ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Watch and wait: You may watch and wait. If the mole doubles in size, becomes irregular in size, shape or color, bleeds, ulcerates or develops a nodule, see a doctor. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Need more details: Most moles are benign and do not change over time. If your' is black or brown and changing in size or color(any growth), then you should get it checke ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Have: Dermatologist take a look, probable biopsy. Good luck.
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