Doctor insights on:
Signs Of Moles
Yes and no: I have always said to patients that any mole that changes character and the DX is not clear cut is better in a jar than on your body. A lot of these moles never cause problems but the danger of a changing mole is considered dangerous. Your family doc is best to decide! never take these changing moles for granted without having checked! ...Read more
I had a mole on back biopsied. Dr said it was very very slightly atypical, so she wants to recheck in 6 mos. if it grows back, is this a bad sign?
I had two moles removed 10 days ago they said the pathology report still isn't in is this a bad sign? It's giving me anxiety.
Path report: A path report should not take 10 days for your doctor to receive the result. You must call the doctor and insist you are given the report. If everything is OK -fine! If not your doctor must have you come to the clinic and be informed about all that was found and what needs to be done. Please let me know. ...Read more
Do people with lots of moles have weaker immune systems then people with few or no moles??? Is lots of moles a sign of a weaker immune system?
I have a purpleish black little spot its not a mole nor a bump jst a spot on my back could it be a sign of something serious?
See a dermatologist: I am always concerned about skin lesions and moles that are 1) black, grey, or blue, 2) made up of many colors, 3) have irregular borders, or are bigger than the size of a pencil eraser. I am also concerned about moles that itch or bleed spontaneously. Please have yourself checked by your doctor; a dermatology evaluation may be in order. ...Read more