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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have a raised mole on my back that recently started hurting. is this a cause for concern?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: Any change in a mole should be assessed by a dermatologist.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See a dermatologist: Most moles are harmless. However, getting any suspicious mole checked out quickly will enable you to detect skin cancer in its earliest stages. See a dermatologist for consultation.

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Last updated Jul 4, 2016

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