Doctor insights on: Bad moles on skin

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Are bloody skin moles always bad?

Are bloody skin moles always bad?

See your doctor: You need a biopsy and mole removal. It sounds like it is changing or that you have picked it or injured it. ...Read more

Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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Will a skin cancerous mole appear where you get sunburned badly, or anywhere?

Will a skin cancerous mole appear where you get sunburned badly, or anywhere?

Skin cancer: While most skin cancers occur on chronically sun exposed areas such as the scalp, face, arms, back, and legs, some skin cancers occur on non sun exposed areas. See a dermatologist for a skin examination yearly. ...Read more

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Why did hair fall out of my skin mole? Is this bad?

Why did hair fall out of my skin mole? Is this bad?

Not significant: Usually hair associated with moles do not disappear spontaneously. If there are other changes with your mole such as color change, growth in diameter or height as well as sensitivity it should be checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lot of mole on my face I want to remove the mole and also I have really bad skin like my skin is oily that's why I have lots of skin problem l?

I have a lot of mole on my face I want to remove the mole and also I have really bad skin like my skin is oily that's why I have lots of skin problem l?

Not sure of question: If you are asking if your oily skin is causing the development of your moles, it is certainly not. If you want to use things to make your skin less oily there are some skin wash is that you can use such as one made by neutrogena that may be helpful. ...Read more

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I have a mole on my sholder that is the same color as my skin (pale) it itches every once inawhile. Is this bad I am really worried?

I have a mole on my sholder that is the same color as my skin (pale) it itches every once inawhile. Is this bad I am really worried?

See your doctor: If a mole is changing or symptomatic (itch or bleed), you should see your doctor for evaluation and possible biopsy. ...Read more

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Why do I have a big bump under my mole that is causing a very bad headache. Its behind my left ear towards the back of my head. It just started about?

Why do I have a big bump under my mole that is causing a very bad headache. Its behind my left ear towards the back of my head. It just started about?

Lesion on the head: Unfortunately, one in every five Americans is diagnosed with skin cancer. A mole that is changing in size and shape is concerning. The area behind the ear is also home to various small nerves that govern the back of the head which may be irritated and alerting us of a problem. I would discuss with a physician who may decide to get a biopsy or the lesion. ...Read more

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Skin colored mole on inner thigh where legs touch. Got bigger and now split. Looks more like skin tag then mole. Does it sound bad? Had for years.

Skin colored mole on inner thigh where legs touch. Got bigger and now split. Looks more like skin tag then mole. Does it sound bad? Had for years.

Could be a papilloma: It could be simply the skin tag from friction split and enlarged Could be a papilloma if it is big, especially pedunculate caused by a virus, starts like a tag and enlarges slowly. See your PCP and get their opinion. ...Read more

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I originally wore a sticky bra. It gave me an awful rash. I noticed a almost skin color mole type bump on my breast that was itchy also. Is this bad?

I originally wore a sticky bra. It gave me an awful rash. I noticed a almost skin color mole type bump on my breast that was itchy also. Is this bad?

If reacting to bra..: If skin reacts to a sticky bra's adhesive, or to the material in the bra, she can avoid using that brand of bra. For such an itchy rash, sometimes using a few days of over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream will help the irritated skin get back to normal. A mole in that location would itch too, but should also return to normal. Otherwise, one can get a primary doctor's or dermatologist's exam. ...Read more

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Why do moles grow on my skin?

Moles: Moles or nevi are genetically programmed. At times one may be born with them or often they develop over a life time. The key is to have them checked for cancerous changes by a dermatologist, especially when there are changes in size, color, shape, or symptoms such as itch or pain develop. ...Read more

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How to remove mole from skin?

See a Doctor.: A mole or pigmented lesion on the skin should only be removed by a licensed physician. See a dermatologist for evaluation of the lesion. ...Read more

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Can sunlight affect skin mole color?

Mole: Mole color is determined by pigment (melanin) deeper in the skin. Sunlight does not effect the mole 's color. ...Read more

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How can I remove skin moles off my face?

How can I remove skin moles off my face?

See Plastic Surgeon: If the question is whether you can remove the moles off your face yourself then the answer is definitely - not recommended. See your pcp or preferably a plastic surgeon and they should be able to address this for you and replace the mole with a small scar. ...Read more

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Can skin moles grow with age or not really?

Can skin moles grow with age or not really?

Should not: Moles should not grow with age. If a mole doubles in size, becomes irregular in size, shape or color, bleeds, ulcerates or develops a nodule, see a doctor.
You may consult this site for more information on this topic:http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/moles-freckles-skin-tags#1

Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Can you advise for skin mole concern please?

Mole: If you are worried about a mole, have it evaluated by a board certified doctor to see if it needs to be biopsied or removed. ...Read more

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How can I remove massive ugly moles on my skin?

How can I remove massive ugly moles on my skin?

Mole removal: A small injection of numbing medicine such as Lidocaine is used prior to the procedure. An instrument is then used to remove the mole (this is painless now that area is numb) sometimes stitches are placed other times the area is allowed to heal on its own. Talk to a dermatologist to determine which technique is best for certain moles in certain locations. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a mole to just appear on your skin?

Mole: Moles on the skin are very common. If the growth is enlarging or changing, then see your doctor and have it removed. ...Read more

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I have flat mole beneath the skin. How can I remove them?

Mole: A mole beneath the skin? Do not try to remove any skin lesions yourself. See a doctor and make sure of what it is and let them remove it, if it needs to be removed. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how and why do external skin moles develop?

I was just wondering how and why do external skin moles develop?

Moles: Mole development is genetically programmed. Those with a greater number of moles or moles that appear irregular may represent melanoma and should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Coyle Connolly
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