A 42-year-old member asked:
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what does a black mole mean?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get it checked a : Dermatologist. He or she will check for any signs c/w a melanoma.
Answered on Jan 31, 2019
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 with different colors within it, have an irregular border, or are itchy and/or have bled. Moles larger than 6mm also need to be evaluated. Please see your doctor and if any of the lesions need a biopsy then it can done. Better to replace a mole with a scar.
Answered on Jul 31, 2016
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