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What are black moles and are they cancerous?

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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: ABCD's

Remember your abcd's when thinking of melanoma.
Look for moles with asymmetry boarders that are irregular color differences within the same mole diameter greater than 6mm also any new mole or old that starts to itch, bleed or ulcerate should be of concern. Another rule is the ugly duckling rule. Which refers to a mole that looks distantly different from the others on your body.

In brief: ABCD's

Remember your abcd's when thinking of melanoma.
Look for moles with asymmetry boarders that are irregular color differences within the same mole diameter greater than 6mm also any new mole or old that starts to itch, bleed or ulcerate should be of concern. Another rule is the ugly duckling rule. Which refers to a mole that looks distantly different from the others on your body.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Sometimes

Black lesion can be dark moles or may represent a skin cancer called melanoma.
See a physician to evaluate your moles.

In brief: Sometimes

Black lesion can be dark moles or may represent a skin cancer called melanoma.
See a physician to evaluate your moles.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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