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What are the chances of having cancerous moles?

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Dr. Gregory Vipond
Facial Plastic Surgery
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In brief: Depends on the mole

While moles are generally benign, or non-cancerous, there are some that can contain cancer.
One class of mole, called congenital giant nevus, is very large and dark and can become a melanoma. Typical moles are very unlikely to be cancerous, but any concerning lesion should be evaluated by a physician.

In brief: Depends on the mole

While moles are generally benign, or non-cancerous, there are some that can contain cancer.
One class of mole, called congenital giant nevus, is very large and dark and can become a melanoma. Typical moles are very unlikely to be cancerous, but any concerning lesion should be evaluated by a physician.
Dr. Gregory Vipond
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Dr. Mark Pack
Surgery

In brief: See a doctor

It is hard to answer your question without an examination.
It is concerning when moles change - change in size, color, become irregularly shaped, itch, bleed. Most moles are relatively easy to remove and test. Please see your primary doctor or a surgeon to see if this needs to be removed and tested.

In brief: See a doctor

It is hard to answer your question without an examination.
It is concerning when moles change - change in size, color, become irregularly shaped, itch, bleed. Most moles are relatively easy to remove and test. Please see your primary doctor or a surgeon to see if this needs to be removed and tested.
Dr. Mark Pack
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