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itchy raised mole

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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUSHEN PILLAY
Specializes in
Reconsult Derm: Melanoma has become more common and the incidence is rising throughout the world. It is most likely benign with this history, but it needs to be seen ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
See your doctor : This is most likely benign but a changing mole should be looked at by your doctor. Malignant transformation is rare but something you would rather not ... Read More
Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Go see a doc: It's probably not anything to worry about but any mole that has changing characteristics needs to be evaluated by a dermatologist.
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Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Biposy the lesion: Do not simply let this rest. It is easy to get a biopsy which will let you know if this is just a mole or something that needs treatment. Do not be ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Feizel Jassat
Specializes in
Red mole: consult with dermatologist.. do not scratch or rub it. it needs biopsy and maybe an excision....
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Feizel Jassat
Specializes in
Red mole: OOPS....this itchy red mole must be seen by a dermatologist, biopsy if necessary. DO NOT SCRATCH AND RUB IT. and dont waste time with a GP here.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Calhoun
Specializes in Dermatology
Maybe: Many moles start out as flat and then become raised. Moles can be itchy. Neither of these signs would prompt major concern, but it can never hurt to ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need professional: evaluation , must see your doctor, to make sure is not a melanoma , which is serious if neglected .some time need excision biopsy for histological an ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vernon Barton
52 years experience General Practice
Not yet: I suspect your lesion(mole) is undergoing some changes due to your bodies defense system and the drying and itching you mention are likely evidence of ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: a verruca, or wart. But depending on appearance, size, and any recent changes, it could always be a melanoma if it is a pigmented lesion. It is best ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: 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.

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