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Moles Transform During Pregnancy
Often: Due to hormonal changes, many moles may appear larger and darker during pregnancy. The most noticeable are those that were already slightly raised (fleshy). However, if any mole exhibit changes such as asymmetry, irregular borders, multiple colors or shades of brown, and rapidly growing diameter, you should seek the opinion of your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
New moles after/during pregnancy. Derm didn't look @ them as I said tiny. Was this OK? He only checked a few concerns not all& no new ones.
I have a mole on my cheekbone now for five years it has only grew during my pregnancy its a eye sore to me would I know if it were cancer in five yrs?
No baby: A hydatidiform mole is not a baby. It is abnormal placental development, which requires a D&C for treatment and followup to assure that it has all been removed. To ensure that you do not develop a persistent mole or choriocarcinoma, followup blood levels of HCG are checked periodically until negative for a few months and it is recommended that you do not get pregnant during that time frame. ...Read more
Derm: See dermatologist for mole changes.Get a more detailed answer ›
37wks/5days preg. Since pregnancy I have noticed a larger amount of moles ("beauty marks") on both sides of my neck. Something to worry about?
Conception determind: Molar pregnancies (complete or partial) occur rarely at the time of conception. A fetus may be present in partial molar pregnancies, however it will be small for gestational age and not growing well; at the same time, the placenta will be inhomogeneous on ultrasound and the amniotic fluid volume will frequently be decreased. ...Read more
Ok, my last question was bad word choice. If a mole appeared in pregnancy, and hasn't changed in 6 months, is it likely to be malignant?
Not likely: If a mle does not change at all in 6 months it is not likely to be malignant. Take a photo with your phone and re-look at it in a few months to be sure. ...Read more
Can moles that look atypical be bening? I have many tiny ones (after pregnancy) that seem jagged on the edges. Mentioned to dermatologist but said ok
Is it normal to get what seem like venous lakes after pregnancy? Obgyn said what I have are moles and dermatologist just said normal. The look reddish
Can a normal brown mole that turns black with an irregular red border overnight be all of a suddden melanoma? Could it be from my pregnancy hormones?
Concerning findings: Overnight changes in moles are very rare. You are describing several changes suggestive of a melanoma...Irregular borders, asymmetric nature, multiple colors... Get that mole evaluated asap. If there is any doubt an office biopsy will shed light on what is going on. Don't delay, melanoma can be a life threatening problem, but can be cured if caught early! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
One nipple is bit darker in colour than my other. First saw it in pregnancy, now breastfeeding it's a better, still there? Also have some moles on the
I had dark spots and areas in my body due to my previous pregnancy. I get moles from topical skin products. Can I take Gluta even if I'm breastfeeding?
Can hydatiform mole occur even if am not pregnant?Also dint have successfull pentration even though we tried.Lab pregnancy urine test is +ve.Not sure
Probably pregnant: It's possible to get pregnant even without penetration. Enough seminal fluid can sometimes get into the vagina and cervix to get you pregnant. So if your pregnancy test is positive, it's likely true. A hydatidiform mole is much less likely, but possible. See your doctor, and some blood HCG levels can help figure it all out. ...Read more
Had hydatidiform mole pregnancy, it was terminated bec cystic hygroma fetus, do I've chance for another normal preg?do I need treatment?
Yes: Any abnormal pregnancies such as this are due to genetic it Tatian's which can happen only one time there's no guarantee you will have another problem like this. To be sure you might want to have genetic counseling or you can check your chromosomes it's possible that you have a chromosome disease that could be inherited most likely it is a random mutation which will never happen again ...Read more