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I have a red mole on my left breast from 2 3 years..But there is no pain. Is there a problem?

I have a red mole on my left breast from 2 3 years..But there is no pain. Is there a problem?

Have it checked!: If you are worried have it checked. See a board certified dermatologist and get it looked at. Most moles evolve (in color and size) and this can occur during puberty, pregnancy or other conditions where there is hormone changes. However, some people are at a higher risk (skin color, history of sunburns, family history of melanoma, dysplastic nevus syndrome). Go to website www.Skincancer.Org. ...Read more

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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I had a small red mark on one of my breast and by time it has grown very little like a tiny mole ?

Get it checked: Whenever a growth is new or changing it should always be checked by a board certified dermatologist. It does however sound like you are describing a hemangioma, which is a benign blood vessel like growth. ...Read more

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I have a mole on my left breast. 3 weeks ago it started to raise and turn red then overnight it turnef black. What could it be? It does hurt w little

I have a mole on my left breast. 3 weeks ago it started to raise and turn red then overnight it turnef black. What could it be? It does hurt w little

Needs an exam: It is hard to answer your question without an examination. Your description is concerning. 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

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I now have moles under my breast and it turning red in that area. What can I do I don't have any type of coverage?

I now have moles under my breast  and it turning red in that area. What can I do I don't have any type of coverage?

Clinic: I would contact your local hospital or county health department to find out resources for free clinics or alternative resources for health care. ...Read more

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10 days before the 40th birthday I could not move out of bed. Something was wrong with my back in the upper region toward my neck.....?

10 days before the 40th birthday I could not move out of bed. Something was wrong with my back in the upper region toward my neck.....?

1)Herniated neck disc with: extrusion onto the spinal cord with radiculopathy 2)Presbyopia 3)R/O Dermatomyositis for knuckle bumps and rash on face/chest-Does sunlight make it worse? 4)Esophageal spasm from chronic GERD 5)Menopause You have multiple medical problems requiring a thorough work-up.Try calling your local Health Department,Red Cross, or County Medical Society about discounted clinics or Social Security Office about health benefits.I hope this is helpful.You also may contact a Health Tap doctor near your area about the above.All the best. ...Read more

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I have a large flat brown mole on my breast, it hasn't changed but i've thought about getting it checked how would it be removed since on my breast?

I have a large flat brown mole on my breast, it hasn't changed but i've thought about getting it checked how would it be removed since on my breast?

The exact same way : As it would be removed from any body area. If it's sufficiently suspicious to indicate biopsy, it should be removed in its entirety, but, since it's on your breast, only by an abps- certified plastic surgeon. Recently, the consensus is that shave biopsy is adequate & leaves a slightly depressed, hypo pigmented scar that can be subsequently revised, but excision with sutures is isually preferable. ...Read more

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Nevi (Definition)

Nevi is also known as Birthmark. Nevi is a clinical finding for a pigmented area of skin, such as ...Read more