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A 32-year-old male asked:

Hi, i have a raised red bump on my shoulder that looks like something between a mole and a pimple, but it's not sore and nothing happens if i squeeze it. it's been there for a few months and seems to vary in swollenness from time to time. ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can examine: Hard to tell sometimes, but some moles are more worrisome than others. A dermatologist can look for, examine, and biopsy suspicious moles. Concerning signs are: asymmetry (one half of the mole growing faster than the other half), border irregular, more than 1 color in the mole, diameter more than 6mm, and the mole is elevated above the surrounding skin.

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Last updated Nov 11, 2019

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