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A 28-year-old female asked:

29 year old female. i have a small mole that has appeared within the past month. i first thought it was a bruise. it is flat. now it is scaly feeling and has more than one color in it. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Joyce Pastore
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Skin lesion: A mole that changes color or enlarges should be checked by your doctor to rule out skin cancer. Always wear sunscreen at least SPF 30, even in the winter and use moisturizer with sunscreen on your face.
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
see dermatologist for biopsy if mole is changing color, but there is always a possibility that this actually isn't a mole, derm will know
Aug 15, 2014
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack commented
General Surgery 31 years experience
Agree with both comments.
Aug 16, 2014

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