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I Have A Mole That Has Grown Larger
Get it checked: You may or may not have a problem but any mole or pigmented lesion that is changing should be look at by your pcp or a dermatologist and evaluated on short order. As a lay person, you are not in a position to know the warning signs or symptoms or could mistake abnormal for normal. Do not chance it! get it looked at and make sure. Sometimes things belong in a jar and not on your body! best 2 u! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 16 and have a mole. I scratched it and it bled for a few weeks. It's about 4 months on and it's grown big and raised ?
Get it checked: It is likely not Cancer, but you should have it checked. Sometimes you can have a pyogenic granuloma (PG) that can rapidly enlarge and bleed. These usually need to be excised or if small cauterized. Either way, with the increased size and bleeding have your doctor check. ...Read more
Should i be worried about cancer?D i recently discovered a bald spot bigger than a dime next to an odd mole on my head. The mole is pretty big lumpy pink with a brown spot in the center. It has grown over the years. I also experience ringing in my right
Biopsy is scheduled but - is it possible for ugly mole that has grown slightly with some colour change to be benign? No pain, oozing, bleeding, itch.
Yes: Of course it can be benign, not every mole that shows some changes is malignant on the otherhand changes in a mole are a warning sign of some potential malignant changes. But why take a chance since melanoma can be deadly. That is why a biopsy is the right thing to do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mole is an irregular shape and I've had it all my life. Recently, however, the area around it has grown within a couple months. Will it need to be surgically removed? If so, with what procedure?
18 months ago i had a facial mole surgically excised and now it has grown back, is there any other procedure i can have so it doesn't reoccur ever?
Is it normal for a mole to fall off and grow back? I've had it for about 4 years now. It's always fallen off and grown back within a few days.
Would encourage: You to have your parents bring you to your physician or a dermatologist so that this can be evaluated. ...Read more
I have a mole that has been slowly getting larger over the last 6 years. It formed a color on top. What will happen if untreated?
May be precursor: Lesions that grow, change is shape, size, color, or get irregular borders are at risk for being cancerous. They may be benign, but as stated, it may become a type of skin cancer, so best to have the changing mole assessed by a doctor (preferably a dermatologist). Good luck. ...Read more
That possible: The changes warrant an evaluation by a dermatologist. I encourage my patients to have a head to toe eval by a dermatologist annually - even when there isn't a specific concern. ...Read more
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