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How can I prevent moles from growing into cancer?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Watch closely
You should watch the moles to see if any is growing, changing color, bleeding or becoming a mass.
If you see any changes, consult your doctor. If you want to be absolutely sure, you could have the mole in concern removed, however, that is usually not a practical issue since most people have multiple moles.

In brief: Watch closely
You should watch the moles to see if any is growing, changing color, bleeding or becoming a mass.
If you see any changes, consult your doctor. If you want to be absolutely sure, you could have the mole in concern removed, however, that is usually not a practical issue since most people have multiple moles.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Surveillance, lotion
Periodic surveillance is important.
If there is any change- either in size/color or become symptomatic- itchy, bleeding etc- seek medical attention-go to see your doctor or dermatologist. Avoid to get too much uv exposures- use sun block w/ high spf, long sleeve, hat etc- ( especially if you are at high risk- fair skin, blond hair etc, personal h/o melanoma or strong family history of melanoma).

In brief: Surveillance, lotion
Periodic surveillance is important.
If there is any change- either in size/color or become symptomatic- itchy, bleeding etc- seek medical attention-go to see your doctor or dermatologist. Avoid to get too much uv exposures- use sun block w/ high spf, long sleeve, hat etc- ( especially if you are at high risk- fair skin, blond hair etc, personal h/o melanoma or strong family history of melanoma).
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