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itchy mole what does it mean

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Itchy Mole : An itchy mole can be a symptom of melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer. However, you have to take into consideration other factors that may be ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Maloney
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Itchy mole: A mole with recent changes of any one of the following; itching, bleeding, change in color or size, assymetry, irregular borders, needs to be checked ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Rises high suspecion: Yes always have to make sure it is not dangerous melanoma , needs excision biopsy , early stages it is curable.
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Dr. James Ridgway
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
No: No, but if it is a concern you should have it evaluated. Be healthy and be well, james m. Ridgway, md www.Larrabeecenter.Com.
Dr. Marc Cohen
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Get new mole checked: No, the fact that a mole is itchy and raised does not mean that you have skin cancer. However any unusual or new mole must be check by a dermatologis ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Possible infection : Have your physician examine the area for possibility of infection.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Tissue examination: The only way to know for sure is to remove the lesion and send the tissue to a pathologist for examination. If you have any doubt, see your doctor.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No but,: Changes in size, shape, irregular borders, coloration can all signifiy malignant change. See a dermatologist asap if you have mole changes.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Not necessarily : An itchy mole usually results from inflammation from irritation. However , if a mole stays inflammed for a few weeks , then it would be prudent to hav ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Not necessarily : A mole can become itchy due to irritation but if it has changed in character it should be examined by an expert.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Magoun
26 years experience Family Medicine
Itchy mole?: The sudden appearance of a raised skin lesion with itching is more likely with a bite or some viruses. It would be helpful to see an image of it if po ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Might be...: Most moles are painless and do not itch. Is it possible it is an insect bite or something else under the skin? Best to have this checked out by his p ... Read More

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