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Sometimes: Aad malignant melanoma: asymmetry: 1 half is unlike the other. Border: irregular, scalloped or poorly defined. Color: varied with shades of tan, brown or black; or white, red or blue. Diameter: > 6 mm. Evolving: mole /skin lesion looks different from the rest or is changing in size, shape or color. An irregular mole that itches, bleeds or is painful is worrisome for possible cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cherry moles : Cherry hemangiomas are sometimes referred to as cherry moles. They are not moles but rather collections of blood cells . Hemangiomas or cherry hemangiomas are common and non dangerous. See a dermatologist to evaluate your condition to make sure these lesions are hemangiomas and nothing more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was born with skin colored mole on my face. Recently it increased in size slightly.are such type of moles dangerous?
Is it dangerous to peel off moles by bleeding them and then taking them off i tried this to some moles , and I am very worried i'm 16 years old ?
Depends: First, I am assuming this was not a skin cancer, right? If it was just a benign mole that was harmful by its location or symptoms or a dangerous (pre-cancerous) mole, nothing happens except healing of the site and conversion to, hopefully, an acceptable scar. If the mole was pre-cancerous, you need to be checked for others periodically (every year or so) by a dermatologist. Avoid the sun, also. ...Read more
Depends: On your age and history. Most halo nevi (moles) occur in young people and represent the body's immune mchanism getting rid of the moles. However, the immune system can also attack cancerous moles (melanoma) and give a halo-like appearance. Best to have all halo nevi evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
Is it true that if you remove a dangerous mole in your skin it could multiply or destroy your skin?
I have a few skin moles that I'm concerned might be dangerous but i'm not sure if I should pay $200 to get them biopsied... advice?
Got Doubt? Take out!: Actually, the longer version is "When in doubt, cut it out." In other words, the only way 2 b sure is 2 send the tissue 2 the pathology lab. The only way 2 do that is 2 send the whole lesion, or at least a piece of it 2 the pathology department 4 evaluation. Any questions? Get another opinion from another pathologist. Still not sure, send it to another 4 review. That should get it. MFM ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'am 23 years old and i have a mole on my clitoris it has been there since 6 months it hasn't evolved or changed i was wondering if it is something dangerous?
If a mole on the head is very averse but its color is pinky (its age is 3 months). Is it dangerous ?
Unable to answer: With out an exam, unable to give you a DX. If this is a new mole in the last 3 months, you need to have this examined ...Read more
I am concerned about my bad habit. I am constantly pulling my ingrown mole hair? Is this dangerous to my health?
Excision: The easiest way to solve the problem is to excise the lesion ...It will put and end to you dilema ...Read more
Is it okay if laser touches a mole while removing hair? Or if hair is on the mole and laser removes it? Can it be dangerous?
No problem.: Not dangerous. Would only be dangerous if the mole was a pre-existing malignant or pre-cancerous mole. ...Read more
I have a mole at back, that is 3-5 mm in height, today i scratched it and little amount of blood came out of it. Is it dangerous?
ABCD : Any mole that has been there for years and has not changed in appearance and color. You don't have to worry about it. But if you notice a change in a appearance, color, bleeding, diameter.. Since in your case, the bleeding was because you scratched it , i would not worry about it. ...Read more
I was scratching my chest, & I have a tiny mole that I almost scraped completely off. There was a little bit of blood. Is this dangerous /Serious?
Recently had a mole on the back of my neck removed.After 2 weeks it has grown back black as well as with a red ring around it. could this be dangerous?
Need more info: All depends on how the mole was removed and was it sent for microscopic examination? Did the doctor do a punch biopsy or cut it out with a scalpel and then suture it closed? The red ring could be indication of beginning infection. Please get back to the doctor who took the mole off and ask him/her the answers to the questions I just posed. ...Read more