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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes indeed: Nevi can spontaneously regress due to the immune system. The disappearance may be preceded by a halo around the nevus, or it can just happen.

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: The presence of a flat mole, one that is irregular in shape and has variegated colors withi grey and dark brown areas represent the superficial moles ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chioma Lazz
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Probably not: It is a good idea to have any dark skin lesion checked out. It may be a good idea to have your pediatrician refer you to a dermatologist to ease your ... Read More
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
Typically not.: Sunscreen is a good habit to get into. It should always be monitored for any sudden or noticeable changes. In pediatrics it is rarely serious. Do have ... Read More
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: A "beauty mark"/mole on the face is not generally a problem. Keeping it protected from sun-exposure and trauma (i.e. child picking at it), are about ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: If you dont have healing problems, surgical excision by an appropriate physician depending on site.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Jean
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Changing skin spot: I would recommend seeing a plastic surgeon or dermatologist for a biopsy. Best to make sure it in not something serious like a skin cancer. Chances ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience Dentistry
Possibly but doubtfu: Any changes in a mole especially that size and multiple, would concern me enough that i feel you should see a dermatologies and have them evaluated.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Zabawski
25 years experience Dermatology
A benign growth: A mole, also called a nevus, is a benign growth composed of pigment cells.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
moles: Moles are growths of cells in the skin. There are many types of moles some dangerous and some not. In fact, most moles are not dangerous. Some moles a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Blue nevus: A blue nevis is a very dark mole. This can not be determined just by appearance. Since moles can be abnormal a very dark mole should be evaluated and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Surgically: It's usually excise surgically so that it can be sent for biopsy
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