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I have a dark itchy mole on my back should I be worried?

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Dr. Christopher Scott
Dermatology

In brief: Need evaluation

The abcde criteria may help here.
Check asymmetry, border irregularity, color variation, diameter bigger than a pencil eraser, and evolution/change. The more atypical findings, the more concerning. Dark moles are always worth checking.

In brief: Need evaluation

The abcde criteria may help here.
Check asymmetry, border irregularity, color variation, diameter bigger than a pencil eraser, and evolution/change. The more atypical findings, the more concerning. Dark moles are always worth checking.
Dr. Christopher Scott
Dr. Christopher Scott
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology

In brief: Not necessarily

A mole can become itchy due to irritation but if it has changed in character it should be examined by an expert.

In brief: Not necessarily

A mole can become itchy due to irritation but if it has changed in character it should be examined by an expert.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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