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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Hardness: The main thing to be concerned about is change in shape, Hardness and any bleeding . A biopsy mat bee needed to rule out malignancy.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably OK: With no change over a few years, almost certainly this is not a melanoma, which undoubtedly is your fear. But if you remain concerned, you'll need to ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Isabel Zhu
19 years experience in Dermatology
Need pictures/locati: Need to see pictures . Where are they on your skin?
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GP or Dermatologist: Most primary care doctors will have training in how to check moles and if they require removal are often able to do so. Alternatively a dermatologist ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Pigment cells: It is a collection of melanocyctes or pigment cells that were microscopically present since birth and grew to a visible size.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirk Churukian
34 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Mole causes: Nevi or "moles" are caused by abnormal proliferation of skin cells. This is technically a neoplasm, but is of the benign variety. Most appear in the f ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Skin Growth: A mole is a lesion on the skin which is usually darker than the surrounding skin. It may be flat or raised. It may or may not have hairs.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Moles: They must be excised biopsied.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Use app or website: You need to see a GP who can assist you with this. You can find doctors on your specific Plan and on the Discovery Network using the Discovery Health ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience in Dermatology
Moles : Moles are simply a collection of cells (melanocytes) that develop over time . Genetics have a strong role . Any changing mole should be evaluated by a ... Read More

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