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Greenish Mole On Skin
Could be: It could be, particularly if it is asymmetrical in its color distribution, has irregular border, has color variation, and a diameter larger than a pencil eraser. Get it checked out if it concerns you; a good dermatologist can suggest if this really needs to be biopsied or removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have blackish brown raised mole looking bump on chest with red around it. Was skin colored before then changed colors?
Psoriasis on stomach that's cleared.Left with a patch of discolored skin brown-reddish brown.Derm. Says it's pigment discoloration.Will it clear?
See below: Skin tags are believed to develop due to friction between adjacent areas of skin or between clothing and skin. Common sites for skin tags include the underarms, upper chest (particularly beneath the breasts in women), neck, eyelids, and groin folds. Because of the increased skin-to-skin contact and friction, skin tags are more common in overweight or obese people. ...Read more
Circle cut near hair follicles high on my forehead scrapes skin , didn't heal normal now its a raised dark pigmented dry thick bump/scar derm apt 2mor?
Exam needed: Hard to know without exam. How long ago was the injury? Sounds like you have a derm appointment. The derm will tell you if anything needs to be done now. Normally, one would wait up to one year to decide if scar modification is needed. Consider seeing a board certified facial plastic surgeon ...Read more
Cluster of tiny flat spots like freckles under skin on thigh, started reddish and turned light brown. Is this cause for concern re skin cancer?
Spots: It's difficult to state with 100% confidence or accuracy without looking at an individual lesion, however if there is any change in size, color or shape of any lesion especially any new lesion which was not present before, it is important that you visit a dermatologist for further evaluation as it may possibly need a skin biopsy to rule out skin cancer. ...Read more
Brown/tan color freckle on top of right chest bit darker then skin tone gyno thinks its a freckle doesn't itch 4mm size & asymmetrical is itskin cancer?
Probably not: However, since you asked us, you will certainly want to take it to a dermatologist. We can't diagnose at a distance on just a description. Many people have a lentigo or two on the upper body that looks out of place, and if a person feels uncomfortable about it, it's often wise to trust their intuition and simply remove it. ...Read more
From last 2 months I have round nail size glassy reddish brown skin rash on penis head on right corner.
It it yeast infection?
Probably not: After the age of 30-35, the most likely cause for blotchy skin lesions you describe would be a benign condition called seborrheic keratoses. Nevertheless, if you are concerned, the safest course would be to have your doctor check them out, and possibly biopsy one or more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have white flaky skin on my pubic area.Its not itchy but can be peeled of revealing pink skin underneath, but the flaky skin comes back.
See you doctor: You should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Raised mole on shoulder.Pinched it n piece of black skin broke off. Scratched with nail it bled and now the mole is flat.Nodular melanoma? 20yo guy
Itchy Mole: An itchy mole can be a symptom of melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer. However, you have to take into consideration other factors that may be causing your mole to itch. Are you using a new laundry detergent? Do you use lotion that contains fragrances or other chemicals that is irritating the skin? Think about what products you use and how they may cause skin irritation. See your doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are my chances of developing skin cancer if I had 2 premelanoma and 10 clarks moles? Fair skin, green eyes, no family history of cancer.
High: You'll do well to use a good sunscreen, and especially to continue to keep an eye on your skin. You've got a reasonable chance of getting a malignant melanoma one of these days, but if you've kept up proper surveillance and spot and remote it in time, you will probably save your life by doing so. ...Read more
Eyes and skin yellow, mass on upper right side and middle abdomen, fever, vomiting, black moles on arms face shoulders v, back, stomach, green to dark?
Mole under skin: The bump you are feeling may not be a mole. If you are concerned, have a physiciIan evaluate it and tell you if it needs to be removed. ...Read more
Irregular: Sounds like irregular borders. See a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Jadassohn's: Nevus sebaceus. Just watch it. Junior will probably want it off when he's older. Any sudden changes or new lumps or ulcers within the lesion should be seen. ...Read more
Probably not: Have your doctor refer you to a dermatologist who can more aggresively remove the lesion. ...Read more
I've had a large mole on the side of my head all my life. When should I consider having it removed?
Mole/nevus: Most are benign. If you notice it changing colors or shape it's time to have a board certified dermatologist evaluate the lesion. ...Read more
Is it true that if you remove a dangerous mole in your skin it could multiply or destroy your skin?
My friend got a mole removed the other day and now the skin that was underneath is a tar black. is that normal?
If a skin mole is accidentaly scraped (in a fall etc..) off or accidentaly shaved off is this a cause for worry?
I've had a random mole on my head for about a year and a half, And then I got a random black blemish a week ago but it went away?
Dermatologist: please have the mole checked by a Dermatologist. ...Read more