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what does it mean when a mole starts to turns black

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist time!: When a mole changes in color, shape, size or texture, there is a chance that the mole is now turning into a melanoma. Without proper examination, it's ... Read More
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Dr. Travis Kidner
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
See you derm: You should alert your friend dermatologist about moles that are changing.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get it checked a : Dermatologist. He or she will check for any signs c/w a melanoma.
Dr. Zahid Niazi
39 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Have it biopsied.: Moles can be dangerous especially if their is a family or personal history of skin cancers like melanoma, history of sunburns over the years, moles wi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let ... Read More
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Dr. LaMont Gee
51 years experience Dentistry
Mole on tongue: If that mole has been present for more than 2 weeks and the tissue was previously normal in appearance, then waste no time in having it examined.
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Dr. Kayvon Javid
20 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: See a dentist and have it checked out. It might be nothing but its better to be safe than sorry.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
29 years experience Dermatology
Moles : While not all black moles are skin cancer, very dark or black pigment is found in many melanoma skin cancers . See a dermatologist for any suspicious ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
29 years experience Dermatology
Mole: A painful mole may have been rubbed or caught on something. However, any painful or itchy symptoms should be evaluated by a dermatologist as these si ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
You picked it: See a doctor to make sure it was not cancerous and get what is left of it checked. Avoid picking since it can cause more problems and scars than you ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
29 years experience Dermatology
Sensitive: Any symptomatic (pain , itch, sensitivity, etc. ) mole could indicate a cancerous change . It may also be non issue . It is best to have a dermatologi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Most likely nothing: It is a good idea to have your doctor look at any changing skin lesion. Benign skin lesions can also grow and change. Generally speaking, if a mole ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
27 years experience Medical Oncology
Several things: Check to see if you have been using any new detergent or soap that might ahve caused an allergic reaction or irritation. However, this usually involve ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: If your mole is changing or you are unable to tell if it is a bug bite see your doctor for a diagnosis. If it needs to be removed or biopsied your do ... Read More
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