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i scratched my mole and found out it has small scab. like very tiny dried blood?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get it seen: If the mole had truly bled, either you injured it without knowing it, or it is very worrisome for a melanoma. Best get it seen by a physician.
Answered on Aug 28, 2013

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