A 28-year-old female asked:

24 month old developed a dark mole on the bottom of her foot about 2 months ago. pediatrician said we shouldn't worry but to get it checked out by dermatologist. is it common for a toddler to develop skin cancer?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
"Skin cancer in a toddler" is not "common", but the lesion should be checked by a pediatric dermatologist (physician).
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