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Lots Of Moles On Back
I have a lots of mols for years but there are 2 moles on my back right next to each other they are light brown one is bigger never changed is it nomal?
Probably so: Unlikely to be a problem as you describe it, but would not be a bad idea to let your personal physician take a look at it to make sure...Obviously rather difficult to look at our own backs. If you develop any skin lesions that seem to be growing quickly or are turning very dark or appear to have blood vessels running through them, then definitely see you dr. Slow to no growth is reassuring. ...Read more
Got tests back, I tested + for hemochromatosis. I am 5"4' and down to 84lbs. I am getting bad headaches and a lots of new moles.?
Hemochromatosis occurs when too much iron builds up in the body. Symptoms-abdominal pain, fatigue, generalized darkening of skin color (often referred to as bronzing), joint pain, lack of energy, loss of body hair, loss of sexual desire, weight loss, weakness.
The goal of treatment is to remove excess iron from the body and treat any organ damage. Phlebotomy is the best method. Special diet help. ...Read more
I notice that I have a purpleish black little spot on my back its not a mole its just a spot im very concerned been under a lot of stress lately?
Have lots of moles they are in arms some are shaped different I have 2 moles in my back right next to echer my mom does dermatology she said its fine?
Why Worrying?: You are sixteen. You have been given the all clear from a skin expert. What more can we add here for you? ...Read more
Dermatology: If you notice a change in a mole it is good to see a dermatologist. Something that looks like a mole causes the most serious cancer of the skin, and since if detected early prevents terrible problems, it is always better to get it checked early. The dermatologist can then help teach you when you should be concerned in the future in your particular situation. ...Read more
Yes: He should. Particularly if they are changing in color, shape, or size, in that order. ...Read more
My husband has a lot of moles. Noticed him messing with them. When I looked at them there were embedded black specks in them. Should I be worried?
The mainstay of skin cancer cure is early detection and early treatment. Look for the ABCDEs warning signs of moles:
A- asymmetry, two halves of a mole do not match.
B-Borders which are uneven
C-color, a variety of colors is another warning signal.
D- Diameter, Melanomas usually are larger than a pencil eraser
E-Evolving, changes in appearance
Any of the above warning signs need evaluation by MD ...Read more
I keep finding new moles in the past few months. I have been checking my body for new moles. I am currently 27 yrs old. All the moles are small, round with normal brown color. Should it be a concern that all the sudden I get a lot of new moles over a sho
Size increase the pr:
The size and increase in size of a mole is important.
Seeing a dermatologist would be your wisest move. Ask you physician who to see. ...Read more
Possibly: Possibly. See a dermatologist for evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cherry moles: Cherry hemangiomas are sometimes referred to as cherry moles. They are not moles but rather collections of blood cells. Hemangiomas or cherry hemangiomas are common and non dangerous. See a dermatologist to evaluate your condition to make sure these lesions are hemangiomas and nothing more. ...Read more
Dermatologist: A dermatologist is best-equipped to evaluate and remove moles. Remember, however, that insurance seldom pays for removal of moles that don't look suspicious; and you will be trading moles (which look natural) for scars (which do not). So don't rush into wholesale mole removal without thinking carefully about it. ...Read more
Are all moles that change cancerous? I've always had a lot of moles and I'm almost 35... some have changed. None are painful.
Have lots of moles I had them for years but don't know if this mole is new of has been there for a wile its light brown and saped differently?
Skin must be seen: There is little to do other than to acknowledge your concern and to ask you to show it to your family doctor the next time you are seen at the medical clinic. There are a number of 'brown' lesions that are both common and not of concern. ...Read more
I don't sit in the sun or go outside much. I got about 30-40 new moles in a short time. I am 28 and have a lot already and halos moles too, is?
Dermatologist: I would consider getting a skin check by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Is solarium that bad if done once per year? I try to avoid sun bcz it has caused me to have a lot of moles. So does solarium cause moles too? I'm white
Ulcerated: Ulcerated means that there is a sort of crater in the middle of the mole. This warrants further evaluation with biopsy. If you google picture of ulcerated mole you will see ...Read more
I have came out in lots of skin tags and moles but one mole is soar all the time and when the skin tags come out they are soar two why?
Do people with lots of moles have weaker immune systems then people with few or no moles??? Is lots of moles a sign of a weaker immune system?
Age 26, male. Problem - sudden appearance of lots of black moles (black coloured flat dots) on face and body. Also my neck skin is darkened. Pls help?
Dermatologist: See a dermatologist to make sure these are benight lesions. The doc can recommend diagnostic and therapeutic options. ...Read more
Pilonidal sinus: See a DR. Not serious but very annoying. Cure is minor surgery. ...Read more
I have lots of mole on my face n noticed one on my clitoris and it seems to be getting longer. Does that pose any health hazard?
See your doctor: 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
I have lots of moles on the right side of my body from face to thigh, but the left side is normal, is there any explanation for this?
Minor mystery: I've seen photos of rashes, metastatic disease, and tendency to marks involving one side strikingly and utterly sparing the other. This must be the result of a mutation that happened to one of your cells when you were two-cells big -- or something similar, a somatic mutation. We don't know what it is, but I wouldn't worry and instead enjoy being a curiosity. Best wishes. ...Read more