A 37-year-old member asked:
when a mole hurts when you itch it does that mean it's cancerous?
2 doctor answers
Dr. M. Christine Lee answered
28 years experience Dermatology
Possibly: Changes in a mole such as color, shape, size, texture may be a sign of malignant transformation. If the mole feels different such as being painful or itchy or if it's bleeding are all reasons to get it seen by a dermatologist and possible biopsy to make sure it's not becoming a melanoma.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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