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I have a raised black spot on my vaginal lip. Do people get moles there?

I have a raised black spot on my vaginal lip. Do people get moles there?

Sure but: It is certainly possible to have a mole or birth mark on the vagina. If it is new, has changed in size or color though it should be looked at by your doctor to make sure that is all it is. ...Read more

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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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There is light black spot on lip. Press=pink-black. It feels pins/burn for 1 mo, even light touch. Looks raised, but feel flat. A bit lighter. Biopsy?

There is light black spot on lip. Press=pink-black. It feels pins/burn for 1 mo, even light touch. Looks raised, but feel flat. A bit lighter. Biopsy?

See doctor: If you have been treated for this or any condition and it did not go away you need to be re-evaluated. Any changes in skin color or texture should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Treating Moles (Checklist)

See a dermatologist for any mole changing size, color, or shape
Yearly
See a dermatologist if any moles become itchy, tender, or sensitive
Yearly
Get a skin cancer screening every year
Yearly
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I have a "mole" (black spot) on my upper gums just above my two front teeth. I have had the black spot for 3 years. Is there anyway i can get that re?

I have a "mole" (black spot) on my upper gums just above my two front teeth.  I have had the black spot for 3 years. Is there anyway i can get that re?

Surgical incision: Can be removed by surgical incision and the scar that will replace it will be less noticable. The removal should be by someone who can also send it for biopsy because it could also be a melanoma even though quire rare. ...Read more

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Treating Moles (Checklist)

Photograph with a ruler in the pic
2x year
Get a loved one to examine your back
4x year
If mole changes (color, grow, bleed, itch) promptly see your doctor
once
Examine your own body
4x year
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I have sudden (over past 3 - 5 weeks?) flat, small, black spot on my outer hand. i dont remember a mole being there, but could have been a tiny one?

I have sudden (over past 3 - 5 weeks?) flat, small, black spot on my outer hand.  i dont remember a mole being there, but could have been a tiny one?

While you can get: acquired moles (that just appear), and they can be ok, I would get a skin check with your dermatologist and make sure all moles are fine. If anything is increasing in size, bleeding, hurting or changing color get in quickly. ...Read more

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Not preg, have a tiny brown/black spot on bottom of left nipple, you know how the nip is divided into parts? 1 part is discolored brown cancer or mole

Hard to tell : It is hard to answer your question without an examination. It is concerning when moles change - change in size, color, become irregularly shaped, itch, bleed. Most moles are relatively easy to remove and test. Please see your primary doctor or a surgeon to see if this needs to be removed and tested. ...Read more

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Treating Moles (Checklist)

see dermatologise annually
yearly
have mole checked if changing size, color, borders, symmetry
once
wear sunscreen everyday even if cloudy
every other hours, while awake
have moles checked more frequently if family history of melanoma
2x year
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Nevi (Definition)

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

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