A 34-year-old female asked:
how long can you have melanoma and not know it?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
No specific time : lline. AAD Malignant Melanoma screening: ASYMMETRY: 1 half is unlike the other. BORDER: irregular, scalloped or poorly defined. COLOR: varied with shades of tan, brown or black; or white, red or blue. DIAMETER: > 6 mm. EVOLVING: mole /skin lesion looks different from the rest or is changing in size, shape or color. An irregular mole that itches, bleeds or is painful is worrisome for possible
Answered on Jun 21, 2017
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