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What Is A Black Mole
Have it biopsied.: Moles can be dangerous especially if their is a family or personal history of skin cancers like melanoma, history of sunburns over the years, moles with different colors within it, have an irregular border, or are itchy and/or have bled. Moles larger than 6mm also need to be evaluated. Please see your doctor and if any of the lesions need a biopsy then it can done. Better to replace a mole with a scar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blue nevus: A blue nevis is a very dark mole. This can not be determined just by appearance. Since moles can be abnormal a very dark mole should be evaluated and possibly biopsied by a dermatologist.Even benign lesions can change and a delay in diagnosis and treatment of a melanoma can make a significant difference in prognosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend got a mole removed the other day and now the skin that was underneath is a tar black. is that normal?
I have a mole Its about 1 inch around and it has turned black in the past few weeks. Im 25YO.What could that be? What can i do about it? Thank you!
Hard to tell: it is very hard to tell without a picture or a better description. my advise is to see a doctor. ...Read more
My mole has changed.it was brown and round with regular borders now it's with black dots and irregular borders.It's size is 5mm.Should i be concerned?
Get your annual derm: Check up now. Aad malignant melanoma: asymmetry: 1 half is unlike the other. Border: irregular, scalloped or poorly defined. Color: varied w shades of tan, brown or black; or white, red or blue. Diameter: > 6 mm. Evolving: mole /skin lesion looks different from the rest or is changing in size, shape or color. An irregular mole that itches, bleeds or is painful is worrisome for possible cancer. ...Read more
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