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Red Ring Around A Mole
Not neccessarily: A redness around a mole indicates inflammation that could be from irritation. However, in some cases , the inflammation represents an immune response as the mole could be atypical. Either way , please see your dermatologist. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a small mole with a circle red ring around it but the red has started cracking and i dunno if there is something to be worried about?
Needs evaluation: It could be infected, irritated or changing. Either way you need to be seen and evaluated and likely have it removed and sent to pathology. They can then tell what is going on. Don't delay. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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?
Have it checked.: Most likely it is a benign lesion given your history. The red ring around it could be from irritation or the presence of a vascular lesion/blood vessels underlying or adjacent to the freckle. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Recently had a mole on the back of my neck removed.After 2 weeks it has grown back black as well as with a red ring around it. could this be dangerous?
Need more info: All depends on how the mole was removed and was it sent for microscopic examination? Did the doctor do a punch biopsy or cut it out with a scalpel and then suture it closed? The red ring could be indication of beginning infection. Please get back to the doctor who took the mole off and ask him/her the answers to the questions I just posed. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Could the change of the mole on my arm be serious? Recently a very small mole on my arm has become darker and smaller. It has a small red ring around it. It doesn't hurt at all only a little when i poke it. Also it definitely wants to come off but i'm not
You : You have mentioned two of the warning signs of melanoma (change in size and two different colors). While i don't really have enough medical information to give you a diagnosis, considering that melanoma is one of the most deadly cancers, and the incidence has skyrocketed, the best and safest thing to do is see a dermatologist and have it biopsied as soon as possible. ...Read moreGet help now ›
That would be: prudent. Take care. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a mole that hasn't ever changed except 2day it developed a red ring around it. Not tender.What r possible causes of this?? Could it b bad sign?
Ask your dermatologi: st for sure. If your dermatologist has been keeping a mole map on you, then if something is irregular about it, they are the first and best one's to definitely discuss it with. Need to see why you see a red ring? Is there any pimple, folliculitis around it? Is it blood vessels, or just a reddish color? The physical exam/inspection is key to determining if it's normal changes, or not. Call your Dr. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Had a large mole burned of at the dermatolist.5 days ago it has a red ring around . Could it be infected or is this a healing process..hurts a little ?
Normal: often you will have a healing read ring around the area. If the redness gets worse or it becomes painful then check with provider ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a small blackish bump on my leg, it has a red ring around it, and I am not sure if it is a mole or not. What is it and what should I do?
See a dermatologist!: Any time there is a pigmented lesion (one with color), and sometimes even a non-pigmented lesion, it is necessary to have them examined by a dermatologist. The red ring could simply indicate inflammation but the fact that it may be new to you or is a changing lesion is a real indication to have this examined by a professional. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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