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Not true: no this is not true. Good wishes. ...Read more
I am 25. I had a few beauty marks. Over the last year I have had over 20 new beauty marks appear on my face. Should I be worried?
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Heredity: These marks are inherited from your ancestors. ...Read more
I'm just turned 30 end of may is it normal to get random beauty marks. I allergies going to the hamptons 4th if July weekend they haven't changed size?
Depends on what!: The answer depends on what "beauty marks" are! If you have been exposed to " a lot of sun", skin lesions on areas of sun exposure could mean more than simple change in color. As an allergist, I do not see any connection between allergies and "random beauty marks". Go ahead and enjoy the beach! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could a flat mole (single freckle/beauty mark) become cancerous like regular past the surface moles do?
Yes: The presence of a flat mole, one that is irregular in shape and has variegated colors withi grey and dark brown areas represent the superficial moles that undergo malignant transformation leading to a nodular growth. The superficial melanomas less than 1mm thick are for the most part in-situ but as thickness (Breslow) develops , not so much as depth of penetration (Clark),it is now invasive. ...Read more
New "beauty marks/moles" on face, just this week. Should this be a concern as I have also started taking chlorella tablets and changed my diet?
If possibly a rash: If the dots are possibly a rash from new supplements or new dietary food items, one can talk with his primary care doctor about what to do. Otherwise, the dots might have been there for a while and just recently got noticed (that happens to people). Also, supplements are not well-regulated, so one cannot be fully sure what is in the bottles one buys at the supplement store. ...Read more
Hi I have 8 beauty marks(moles), i know that mole laser removal will leave a scar is there any other option to get them removed without leaving scar?
Depends: If you dont have healing problems, surgical excision by an appropriate physician depending on site. ...Read more