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A 21-year-old female asked:

Yesterday i noticed a dark spot on top left side of my leg/bum cheek, it bleeds but is not sore or anything. i am worried. please help, what is it?

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
See doctor: See your doctor or dermatologist right away to make sure this is not a melanoma or done other kind of skin malignancy. Will probably need a biopsy for diagnosis.
Dr. John Despain
Dermatology 37 years experience
Get it checked: Could be an irritated mole, or angioma, but i'd go get it looked at and possibly removed by a derm.

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Last updated Feb 6, 2019

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