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Is it bad if a mole itches really bad?

Is it bad if a mole itches really bad?

See your derm: Any mole that starts to itch, bleed or ulcerate should be shown to your friendly dermatologist. ...Read more

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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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I have a mole that itches really bad sometimes . Why is that, and should I be concerned?

I have a mole that itches really bad sometimes . Why is that, and should I be concerned?

Yes: The mole is inflammed and it is best to have it checked which may include biopsy and total removal. See a dermatologist for proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have a mole on my sholder that is the same color as my skin(pale) it itches every once inawhile. Is this bad I am really worried?

I have a mole on my sholder that is the same color as my skin(pale) it itches every once inawhile. Is this bad I am really worried?

See your doctor: If a mole is changing or symptomatic (itch or bleed), you should see your doctor for evaluation and possible biopsy. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a mole itches on a person's back?

See your doctor: If your mole is changing or you are unable to tell if it is a bug bite see your doctor for a diagnosis. If it needs to be removed or biopsied your doctor will be able to help you with that. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a mole turns dark in colour, itches and bleeds?

What does it mean when a mole turns dark in colour, itches and bleeds?

Have it checked out: Have this mole checked out by a dermatologist to ensure that it is not a skin cancer. The bleeding is definitely a cause for concern. ...Read more

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Found a darker colored splotch on my skin. Does not look like a mole. It's elevated and fairly large, uneven shape. Also itches very slightly?

Any mole, if black o: Black or brown moles are worrisome especially if they have more than one color in them. I would suggest you show it to your md or go see a dermatologist, if the md can not be certain. ...Read more

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I have a mole on my breast that itches, should it be removed?

Be evaluated: With increasing rates of skin cancer, it is always wise to be checked by a physician for any new mole or skin lesion. If this is a more chronic lesion, it may simply be the result of some dry skin but to be safe, see a physician. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a raised white mole that has gotten bigger with a small red ring around it and also itches at times. Should I be concerned?

I have a raised white mole that has gotten bigger with a small red ring around it and also itches at times. Should I be concerned?

Depends on: appearance and size, but more important, change in appearance or size. Have a dermatologist take a look for specific advice in your case. ...Read more

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Flat mole, itches like mad. Every few months turns redder, skin around it peels up, and it falls off then regrows. Biopsy says not mela. What is it?

Flat mole, itches like mad. Every few months turns redder, skin around it peels up, and it falls off then regrows. Biopsy says not mela. What is it?

Why not removal: of entire , flat mole , . If it is itching , keep flaring get it removed , it is good is not a melanoma instead of lesion biopsy excision biopsy will give more precise diagnosis of entire lesion , speak to your family doctor to refer you to a surgeon. ...Read more

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I've had a small bump my shoulder for awhile, recently it appears to have a freckle/mole on it(reddish/brown)& at times itches. Should I be concernd?

I've had a small bump my shoulder for awhile, recently it appears to have a freckle/mole on it(reddish/brown)& at times itches. Should I be concernd?

Needs biopsy: An enlarging or changing mole should be addressed by excisional biopsy. See your dermatologist or plastic surgeon to have it addressed. The obvious concern is a change or dysplasia in a mole which can lead to melanoma. ...Read more

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I have a red mole behind my ear that sticks up and itches should i be concerned?

See a dermatologist: If you have moles, you should examine your body once a month. Moles with irregular edges are always cause for concern. See your dermatologist for consultation. ...Read more

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Red flat mole itches and becomes raised with tiny black center. Mole used to be flat never bothered me before. Could it be cancer?

Yes: A change in a mole like that could be caused by a malignancy. You need to see a dermatologist or surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a knot type lump under my skin on my back on top of that is a raised mole that bleeds sometimes and itches. The lump is uncomfortable?

I have a knot type lump under my skin on my back on top of that is a raised mole that bleeds sometimes and itches. The lump is uncomfortable?

Get evaluated prompt: It could run from something totally benign to a disaster. Have a dermatologist look at that as soon as possible. If he suspects malignant melanoma then it has to be cut out. It could be a lipoma (fat cells) not bad at all. You don't want to dilly-dally on this. Do it this week! It's not a heart attack but you cannot neglect this! ...Read more

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