A 22-year-old female asked:
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hi i have a mole and it's been there since birth but it's stating to dry and peel away is this normal ?

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Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It was likely irritated and is responding to a normal healing mechanism.
Answered on Apr 4, 2017
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