A 40-year-old female asked:
Raised 4mm mole got dry and peeling a little bit.also little black dot in it.last skin check by dermatologist was a month ago.can now it be melanoma?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 14 years experience
Possibly: If your concerned I would have it shaved off, at least you will have peace of mind and a true diagnosis. These are very easy to do and can potentially save your life.
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Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
Please consult with a Dermatologist Doctor who can give you a through examination and the correct recommendations and treatment. If you are not confident in your Doctor see another for a second opinion.
Answered May 30, 2021
Last updated May 30, 2021
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