Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

my mole was flat and brownish now it is crusty and bulkier what should I do

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonia Badreshia-Bansal
18 years experience in Dermatology
Benign spot : That's very common. It could be a benign tag or keratosis. If it's still there or grows back or u are concerned, see a dermatologist.
1
1 comment
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Minoli
36 years experience in Plastic Surgery
May need excision: There is professional debate about the removal of benign skin lesions - whether to shave them off or cut them out (excise them). Of course sometimes a ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
No answer: Only an exam by a dermatologist can answer your question. A "mole" is not a medical term. Seborrheic keratosis? Nevus? Other? Skin cancers are rare an ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See dermatologist: Any change in a mole should prompt a visit to a dermatologist for examination. Bleeding from a mole is a red flag for skin cancer. Please see a dermat ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Need to see your doc: Any pigmented mole changes you describe need careful evaluation to make sure it is not melanoma, early skin cancers are curable, take to her doctor.
1
1 thank
A female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Mole removal/burn?: Best to see the doctor whom preformed this cauterization technique for follow up wound care.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Tan
30 years experience in Medical Oncology
Melanoma features: Melanoma can occur at any age and is suspected when there is a change in appearance or size of a skin lesion. Seek evaluation from a dermatologist. A ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
GET BIOPSY=be safe: To be safe: any mole change should be biopsied. Change could include: color change, increase in size, bleeding, starting to itch. Signs of melanoma a ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Likely so: Do not obsess over the mole. If it increases to twice its size, bleeds, develops a nodule or changes color, see a doctor. For good health - Have a die ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vinod Shidham
Specializes in Pathology
Depends.: If you are sure that initially it was a mole (i mean in technical language 'melanocytic lesion'), this sudden change in color is highly worrisome and ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month