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what do many dark spots on vulva indicate?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
May be normal: It is quite common to have pigmented areas of the vulva. If the areas are changing, itching, bleeding, or painful - then biopsy may be warranted. You really need to have you physician evaluate the areas to be sure there is no problem.
Dr. Jerome Yaklic
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Get them checked: Dark spots on the vulva can be moles or other benign skin changes but dark pigmented vulvar lesions can be melanoma (skin cancer) even in people who do not tan in the nude. You need to see a doctor right away. They will decide if the spots look concerning and need to be biopsied.

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