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I have a mole that s split down the middle and it s a little red?

I have a mole that s split down the middle and it s a little red?

Have it examined: I recommend you visit your doctor who can examine it. You can then talk about whether you should have a biopsy to find out more information. ...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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What is a mole?

What is a mole?

moles: Moles are growths of cells in the skin. There are many types of moles some dangerous and some not. In fact, most moles are not dangerous. Some moles arise a new in adulthood, but the important thing about a mole is that any spot on your skin that you don't understand or that you don't think has been there for years should be looked at. You should have a mole check once a year at least. See a derma. ...Read more

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How to remove moles?

How to remove moles?

Biopsy: To remove moles we use a small device and the procedure is called punch biopsy, just require topical anesthesia. It is really simple and takes only a few minutes. ...Read more

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Why do we have moles?

Moles : Moles are simply a collection of cells (melanocytes) that develop over time . Genetics have a strong role . Any changing mole should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are halo moles dangerous?

Halo: Halo moles are not uncommon. It is the darker mole itself that must be evaluated by a dermatologist to determine if an abnormal or cancerous mole is present. In many cases the mole is normal . Either way , have the lesion evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes a mole to itch?

Itchy mole: Dryness, trauma, healing from trauma, infection, etc. ...Read more

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What causes a partial mole?

What causes a partial mole?

Partial molar preg: Partial molar pregnancy. An egg is fertilized by two sperm. The placenta becomes the molar growth. Any fetal tissue that forms is likely to have severe defects. ...Read more

Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Nevi (Definition)

Nevi is a clinical finding for a pigmented area of skin, such as ...Read more