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A 20-year-old female asked:

I've had a mole on my back since birth and within two weeks it went from brown to red/scabbing to shrinking and back to brown. is this normal?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Moles that change: Moles that change appearance need to be evaluated by your Family Doc or Dermatologist. Learn the ABCDEs of melanoma: Asymmetry, Border, Color, Diameter & Evolution. Check out https://www.aad.org/spot-skin-cancer/learn-about-skin-cancer/detect-skin-cancer/what-to-look-for
Last updated Oct 12, 2015


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