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What does it mean when you have moles and dark colored spots that itch?

What does it mean when you have moles and dark colored spots that itch?

Cant tell: Moles need to be evaluated in person.It is impossible to tell by description. A whole body exam is indicated if there any concerns, history of excessive sun exposure, or family history of skin cancer. ...Read more

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 biopsy done in May on a mole and it was benign & left a Indent now I have a raised red spot that's hard & itches frequently. Is this normal?

I had a biopsy done in May on a mole and it was benign & left a Indent now I have a raised red spot that's hard & itches frequently. Is this normal?

Hypertrophic scar: This is an overgrown scar that can itch. See your doctor who performed the procedure. A cortisone injection done monthly for 1-3 months, will probably help. This does not get into your bloodstream, since it is given into the scar. This is known as an intralesional injection. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a mole turns dark in colour, itches and bleeds?

What does it mean when a mole turns dark in colour, itches and bleeds?

Have it checked out: Have this mole checked out by a dermatologist to ensure that it is not a skin cancer. The bleeding is definitely a cause for concern. ...Read more

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23yo female: tan spot appear on inner breast above a mole 4 about 1mon. Close 2 eraser size. No pain no itching. What is this? should I see a doctor?

23yo female: tan spot appear on inner breast above a mole 4 about 1mon. Close 2 eraser size. No pain no itching. What is this? should I see a doctor?

Checkup: certainly have this examined- without a photo it is impossible to diagnose- see a dermatologist- the tan, round appearance seems to be benign- but get examined anyhow. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a mole itches on a person's back?

What does it mean when a mole itches on a person's back?

See your doctor: If your mole is changing or you are unable to tell if it is a bug bite see your doctor for a diagnosis. If it needs to be removed or biopsied your doctor will be able to help you with that. ...Read more

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Found a darker colored splotch on my skin. Does not look like a mole. It's elevated and fairly large, uneven shape. Also itches very slightly?

Any mole, if black o: Black or brown moles are worrisome especially if they have more than one color in them. I would suggest you show it to your md or go see a dermatologist, if the md can not be certain. ...Read more

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I have to big dark brown moles in between my chest every so often the one really itches and leave a red mark what could it be?

Moles: Dark areas on the body that itch and appear red should be evaluated by a dermatologist. At times moles or seborrheic keratoses may appear dark brown. A dermatologist can make sure they are not cancerous and can offer treatment options. ...Read more

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Is it bad if a mole itches really bad?

See your derm: Any mole that starts to itch, bleed or ulcerate should be shown to your friendly dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a mole that itches really bad sometimes . Why is that, and should I be concerned?

I have a mole that itches really bad sometimes . Why is that, and should I be concerned?

Yes: The mole is inflammed and it is best to have it checked which may include biopsy and total removal. See a dermatologist for proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have a red mole behind my ear that sticks up and itches should i be concerned?

I have a red mole behind my ear that sticks up and itches should i be concerned?

See a dermatologist: If you have moles, you should examine your body once a month. Moles with irregular edges are always cause for concern. See your dermatologist for consultation. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Nevi (Definition)

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