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Consuklt a dermatolo: A skin specialist (dermatologist) is the best doctor to advise you about how to take care of your moles. You should have yourself examined and follow the advice of a dermatologist as some of these moles can change into a melanoma which is a dangerous type of skin cancer. Any mole can be removed if needed. ...Read more
I have always had birthmarks and moles but lately they've been popping out and I've noticed two large pink discolorations on my chest appear.
Change needs eval: Any changing lesion and be evaluated by a dermatologist". ...Read more
You did what?: Unless you are experienced at this doing that yourself is very dangerous. The brown dots could be coagulated blood, residual pigmented tissue or possibly healing tissue called granulation buds. Irregaurdless you need to have this looked at. It is very likely some debridement or other surgical work as well as a biopsy of any residual tissue. ...Read more
I've always had a flat mole on my face. It looks more like a birthmark than a real mole, so could it be cancerous?
What to do if I have a birthmark (raised mole) in the middle of my eyebrows and I don't know if I want to remove it but I'm sick of bullies?
This is a good:
Question, although it would be helpful to know if this were bullying in the workplace, by supervisors, coworkers, etc.
Regardless, before deciding to change yourself, at least you may wish to speak with a therapist about how to better strategize ways to interact more effectively with those who are treating you in immature ways that are based upon a birthmark. ...Read more
Is it safe to remove moles with your fingernails? My sister (almost 17) does it and a non birthmark mole she removed turned a light brown color.
My 4yr old has always had a flat light brown birthmark/mole on top of his bum. I noticed it has got darker and raised. Is this normal?
I m having big birthmark on my right leg. Its brown in colour n has many moles on it. Hw to get rid of it. Plz I need help. As its very embarrasing?
Excision: There is no food way to completely eliminate this without the use of surgical excision. ...Read more
Recently discovered a birthmark/mole looking spot on my vulva. Not sure how long it's been there. Irregular borders and a little darker than my skin?
Have it checked: Best to have it checked by a dermatologist. Dermatologists are trained to look at all skin, no matter where on the body it is. ...Read more
Dermatologist: Any change in a skin lesion needs to be examined. Please see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Can a birthmark turn into cancer? I have had this mole on my leg since I was born. Its now raised and somewhat changing color...Cancer or harmless?
I have a HUGE light brown birthmark on my stomach, along with dark raised moles. I also have new dark freckles appearing randomly. Dermatologist time?
If your birth mark: Has never been checked by a dermatologist and you are getting new or different moles, it is a good idea to have a skin check by a dermatologist. At your age, they will probably find that everything is OK, and recommend that you visit them periodically, but it's best to check. ...Read more
My son was born with a birthmark on his belly. Since march it has grown 4 mole-like dots on it. Should I take him to a doctor?
Better safe. ..: Given that you have noted a change that is not temporary, I would have it checked by his doctor. They can help you decide whether to wait or to get a specialty opinion from a dermatologist. ...Read more