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Spot On A Mole
I have a white spot on a mole that has been there for 4 years (after I scraped it with my bra). It is not changing. Should I be concerned?
No: The injury destroyed the pigmented cells of a localized area. ...Read more
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Can you get a spot under a facial mole at 24 years old I've noticed my mole has become painful and stared to fell like a spot?
Can a spot grow under a mole? One of my moles has changed, seems to have got bigger and more raised the last week or so
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
A spot formed under a mole on my face a few months ago, its still here now, 3x the size of original mole, bright red can't see mole anymore?
Don't mess around : You should make an appointment right away with a Dermatologist to have this area examined. This change in appearance either with the mole or immediately adjacent to it is concerning. Good luck. ...Read more
Freckle or Mole ?: Could be a lentigo or a nevus but also could be a papilloma -- have a dermatologist evaluate to be sure ... ...Read more
Sorry asked earlier but want to clarify. 6yr old with 5mm raised mole pin head size dark spot on mole. No change over one month. Hair in mole (4 or 5). Mole present for yrs. Any cause to worry ?
I have a dark spot (flat mole) on my lip that has gotten bigger in the past 6 months. Not sure what kind of doctor I should be seeing to assess this?
Dermatologist: I would have a dermatologist (skin doctor) see it first to determine the kind of mole and the need for any procedure. Depending on the size they might be able to remove it themselves or refer you to a plastic surgeon for removal if necessary. ...Read more
I had a shave biopsy yesterday on my leg and noticed that there is a large flat black spot in the wound. Mole? Scab? Scarred tissue?
A brown spot - similar colour to a mole appeared today on my chest. Should I be worried ? Its bigger than any other moles i have
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesion. It would be prudent to see your doctor as it is a new lesion. ...Read more
I have a small dark spot/mole on my lip and i was wondering if there is anything i can do to treat it or a way if it can fade?
First clarify diagno: You need to be certain that this is a benign mall before you start evaluating it yourself. I dermatologist can clarify. ...Read more
I have a beauty spot (mole) on my face my whole life, the last few years, it's become raised & changing around the border. See doc??
I have this black spot on my chin that use to have a ingrown hair. What can I do to remove that spot? It looks like a mole and slightly elevated/
Probable excision: This may have fred a permanent inclusion cyst or sinus that may best be treated with excision. ...Read more
Had ring worm on scalp as a kid. Left a bald spot top corner of head. Mole on spot was brown now pink. Hurts to touch and sometimes shooting pain.
Skin findings: It is very hard to diagnose skin lesions over the telephone. If tender you might have an infection. start with seeing your primary doctor and if needed, a dermatologist. Be prepared to say how long the problem has been there, any medications and other symptoms. This needs to be seen in person. ...Read more
Tiny (<6mm) mole on thigh seems to be symmetric but its center has a darker spot that looks scabby. Another tiny mole looks flaky too & almost black. Derm didn't look at them (new and tiny). Concern?
I have a brown spot on my iris and a mole that has 2 white spots on the back of my eye what does this mean?
Tough one: That's a tough one. How are you defining a mole and how is it different from a spot? You should be concerned about a mole that has irregular borders, a change or variety of colors, and a size greater than that of a pencil eraser. If in doubt, get it checked out! ...Read more