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Red Freckles Moles On The Body
Cherry angiomas: These are little collections of superficial capillaries. They are nothing to worry about. People get more of them as they age, some people have more than others. Wikipedia has a pretty good entry on them: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/cherry_hemangioma. ...Read more
A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more
I am a 35 year old white male, for the past 2 months I've been getting loads of new moles on my body, they start off red then turn brown?
Derm evaluation: In this country, I would recommend a dermatological evaluation. In Britain, you might need to see your primary medical provider. Take care ...Read more
Over the past 6 months I have had over 80 new moles appearing over most of my body. They are dark brown from 2mm to 6mm and start from red spots?
I have a small freckle or possibly mole on my thigh that seems to appear and then disappear. It has a red ring around it. What is it?
I have red dots all over my body some flat some raised. I've had them for years. They look like blood filled moles. What are they? They bleed whencut
Hemangiomas: They are small overgrowths of blood vessels. They are right at the surface of the skin and that is why they look so red. Since they are made of blood vessels they will bleed easily. They become more common with age. They are not a problem except for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more
Hi I am a 21 year old guy and I have recently been witnessing severl moles and red spots growing around my body 4 of the moles ar on my groin?
My 2 month old has tiny little bright red bumps or mole like this popping up in different places on his body. Should I be worried?
Hemangioma?: Skin bumps are really difficult to diagnose without looking at them. If these are bright red and getting a little bigger, and doesn't look like something transient like a heat rash, then I suspect he may be developing some hemangiomas, which are a type of birthmark with little blood vessels. You usually don't see them at birth, they appear and get bigger over the first year, and then often go away. ...Read more
Red freckle developed under bra strap also coulor less mole on abdomen been bleeding and spot in bak of hair crusting and not healing?
Pain in my middle left hand finger and I different sizes of RED moles in that has spreads over the years to different parts of my body?
I have a greenish black mole on my arm that has been there for 8 or 9 years and a lot of moles on my body for about a year and a half I have had red blotches on my chest that are starting to spread to my stomach and arms sometimes they are light pink some
Periodic check up: You need to have these lesions checked periodically by a dermatologist. ...Read more
I had a mole that recently peeled off its top layer now it's starting to fade away. Is this normal? Flat, no pain or redness.
I scraped my mole a month ago and now the scrape healed but there is a little redness and the mole came back a bit darker will my mole go to its orgin?
It may: A mole or nevus is a benign skin growth that can easily be removed in the office with local anesthesia. Depending on the depth of the lesion and the technique used for removal, the mole may return if not removed completely. As the growth is benign this occurrence is not alarming. You can have your doctor take a look at the area if you are concerned. A biopsy can easily be performed to be sure. ...Read more
I recently noticed a new mole. It's small and round, but there is redness around the mole. Is it dangerous?
See doc: Unfortunately, the description you provided is not enough to tell whether it's dangerous or not. Seeing it would be a way better way to tell. Sometimes a biopsy is needed. ...Read more
I have a small mole, about 2mm, but it has been bleeding and is now crusty with redness around it. Should I worry?
Worrying doesn't: Help. I would recommend a biopsy since its 2mm this would be a minor in office procedure that a dermatologist could perform on the spot. ...Read more
Small mole, slightly raised. Med to darker brown in color. Has redness around it. Have had the redness for a while. Should I be concerned?
Need for examination: If there are recent changes in the appearance of the mole, especially redness around it, it would be prudent to have a doctor examine it. ...Read more