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why am i getting moles on my body

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: He should. Particularly if they are changing in color, shape, or size, in that order.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps, or not: The main concern would be melanoma which these don't sound like. Persons with more than 50 dermal nevi have a slightly higher risk for melanoma and sh ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theda Kontis
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Tattoo a mole: People get "beauty marks" tattooed on their skin all the time. Try that.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Cohn
31 years experience Dermatology
No deficiency: Moles are generally caused by sun exposure and genetics, not a deficiency.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Cannot be answered: without photo documentation. Call a dermatologist or your PCP for an exam.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Biernbaum
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Hair follicles: Occasionally, you can get normal acne around your eyebrows, or you could have inflamed hair follicles, which is called folliculitis. Using normal acn ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Folliculitis: You may be getting folliculitis (hair follicle infection). These are more common in women with larger pendulous breasts and with use of poorly fittin ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: causes but often unknown. Suggest you try taking antihistamine to see if it helps. If the problem persists or gets worse, see your doctor.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Possible..: It is not possible to give you a certain diagnosis on what these skin changes are without taking a close look at them, however, yes there are "brown s ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends...: Depends on the size and appearance. They may be blocked sweat glands if very small. Larger areas may be due to vitiligo or another medical condition. ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hair: See your doctor for a complete check up including blood tests with hormone levels to see if there is anything causing that hair growth.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Exposure : You may have been exposed to the virus and you may have a decreased immune system.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormonal changes: This is "melasma" of pregnancy caused by excess melanin pigment production by the skin cells under the influence of estrogen and Progesterone of pregn ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please have this: assessed by your primary care provider or by your dermatologist. It may be completely benign - but it is best to know for sure. Take care.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
You're normal!: Humans are mammals and one defining factor is hair (unless you're a dolphin aside from Boto river ones). Hair characteristics vary depending upon pers ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Symptom diary : Keep a symptom diary that includes all foods, drinks, soaps, detergents, medications etc used. This can help find the cause
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Dermatology: See a skin specialist.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Hormones: This has to do with how your hormones affect the functioning of your oil glands. See dermatologist for evaluation and treatment options.
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Don't worry: Get it checked.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Impossible to say: It is impossible to answer without being able the visualize the knees. If you are concerned have a doctor take a look.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
See a neurologist: Certain medications often can control the tingling.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khaled El Hoshy
45 years experience Dermatology
Photo needed: A photograph can be very helpful in arriving at the possible diagnosis.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Cushings syndrome: Easy to diagnose if you suspect it.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Furunculosis: This sounds like recurrent Staph aureus infections of the skin. It needs culture and sensitivity determination, treatment with antibiotics (possibly ... Read More

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