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Hi, my wife has a skin mole on her thigh ..Over the past years it became larger..And raised. Color is brown. What could be the cause?

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Dr. Margaret Mann
Dermatology
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In brief: Most moles are fine

Fortunately, most moles or nevus are benign (not cancerous).
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that can develop from existing moles or in a new area. If your wife's mole has changed recently (getting larger, changing color), i would encourage you to see a dermatologist to get it checked.

In brief: Most moles are fine

Fortunately, most moles or nevus are benign (not cancerous).
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that can develop from existing moles or in a new area. If your wife's mole has changed recently (getting larger, changing color), i would encourage you to see a dermatologist to get it checked.
Dr. Margaret Mann
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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology

In brief: Skin mole

Moles or nevi can develop and change size over time without any negative consequences .
However sometimes a mole changing size or color or shape may indicate skin cancer such as melanoma . A dermatologist should evaluate the lesion.

In brief: Skin mole

Moles or nevi can develop and change size over time without any negative consequences .
However sometimes a mole changing size or color or shape may indicate skin cancer such as melanoma . A dermatologist should evaluate the lesion.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dr. Coyle Connolly
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