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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?
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 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 ?
I used to have a habit of picking couple of moles that I have on my skin with my fingers. Could such a habit cause skin cancer or something dangerous?
Mole picking: Any skin moless on our body, should not be picked or removed by self inflicted injury; they should be seen by your physician, then sent for biopsy. The "picking" will only aggravate them and sometimes cause more harm than good. You can cause a skin infection from picking them. Moles must be measured for size and examined for changes. Melanomas can arise from moles.Stop picking them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 11 year old just showed me 2 black scabs/moles (?) on her and I want to make sure they aren't dangerous. Can I send pics to get a derm docs opinion
Visual Exam Required: 11 y.o. with "scabs/moles". Our doctors are able to review your uploaded health data & pictures only if you are signed up for our Virtual Consults service. Skin findings are difficult to assess without visual inspection. Please see your doctor or sign up for our Virtual Consults service to have your photos reviewed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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