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What sort of changes in my moles should i watch for?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology 23 years experience
ABCDE changes: "a" for asymmetry; "b" for irregular or scalloped borders; "c" for multiple colors (shades of brown); "d" for rapidly growing diameter or diameter greater than an eraser head; "e" for evolving mole. If you have a mole with these features, you need to bring it to your dermatologist's attention.
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Use ABCD RULE: It's best to see a dermatologist but a good rule of thumb is the abcd guidelines.

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