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Is it possible to have clear moles?

Is it possible to have clear moles?

Yes: Those can be potential harmful as they are hypo pigmented. I would get a biopsy to make sure it is not melanoma. ...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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When should I start worrying about my moles some are small clear, and some are small and brown

When should I start worrying about my moles some are small clear, and some are small and brown

ABCD's: Remember your abcd's when thinking of melanoma. Look for moles with asymmetry boarders that are irregular color differences within the same mole diameter greater than 6mm also any new mole or old that starts to itch, bleed or ulcerate should be of concern. Another rule is the ugly duckling rule. Which refers to a mole that looks distantly different from the others on your body. ...Read more

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What is the best cream or an ointment to clear up a mole?

What is the best cream or an ointment to clear up a mole?

Creams/ointments: Creams/ointments don't clear up moles. Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

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I had a small raised pink bump that has changed into a mole. Is this normal? It's small, one color, symmetrical, has clear borders and isn't changing.

I had a small raised pink bump that has changed into a mole. Is this normal? It's small, one color, symmetrical, has clear borders and isn't changing.

Have this biopsied: The lesion I would argue has changed but has remained stable as it was initially a small pink bump that clearly became a mole. One approach would be monitoring the lesion closely but in order to obtain a definitive diagnosis a biopsy with a punch or shave or even excisional if you would like it removed regardless is indicated. ...Read more

Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Nevi (Definition)

Nevi ...Read more