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A 16-year-old female asked:

I have a natural mole. i remove it myself a couple times. its back and lighter now. but gets bigger each time i peel it.is this a skin cancer sign?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Could be: ABCD rule: It may be time for a biopsy to figure out the malignant potential. Many use the simple abcd guidleines (see diagram).

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Last updated Apr 10, 2015

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