Doctor insights on:
Itchy Mole What Does It Mean
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 derm asap! ...Read more
Itchy : Not every itchy mole is cancerous. Not every raised mole is cancerous. With that said it is a good idea to have a mole that is changing(raised) and symptomatic (itchy) evaluated by a dermatologist to make sure it is not cancerous. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possible infection : Have your physician examine the area for possibility of infection. ...Read more
Itchy mole: A mole with recent changes of any one of the following; itching, bleeding, change in color or size, assymetry, irregular borders, needs to be checked out. Go see your dermatologist! ...Read more
See your doctor.: Most such moles are benign, but have your doctor look at it since it seems to concern you. The reassurance will be worth it, and if it does not look right, he can help you get a referral to a dermatologist if necessary. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need evaluation : The abcde criteria may help here. Check asymmetry, border irregularity, color variation, diameter bigger than a pencil eraser, and evolution/change. The more atypical findings, the more concerning. Dark moles are always worth checking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a mole on the back of my head since I was born but here recently it has got bigger and kind of bumpy. It's also itchy and hurting. ?
Mole: you need to see a dermatologist and have it biopsied ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- HealthTap gives you access to top U.S. certified doctors
- Our doctors are checked, verified and board certified
- Get personalized help and answers directly from the doctor
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What does it mean if you have an itchy mole?
- What does it mean when a mole is itchy?
- What does it mean if a mole hurts?
- Significance of a mole turning black
- What does it mean when your mole hurts and itches?
- What does it mean when the inside of your ear is itchy?
- What does it mean when the inside of my ear is always itchy?
- What does it mean if a mole itches and hurts?
- Talk to a dermatologist online for free