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I have what seem like black moles on my thighs. Some seem like scars, some seem like small black things protruding my skin. What is it?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
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In brief: BLACK MOLES

Apart from actually seeing these, it's important to know how old you are; are you male or female; and the size of most of these.
Do they ever bleed and crust? Can you pick them off with your fingernail? If you're a senior, they may be seborrheic keratoses. Often called the "barnacles of maturity." if that's what they are, they are very friendly. If you are worried, see a dermatologist.

In brief: BLACK MOLES

Apart from actually seeing these, it's important to know how old you are; are you male or female; and the size of most of these.
Do they ever bleed and crust? Can you pick them off with your fingernail? If you're a senior, they may be seborrheic keratoses. Often called the "barnacles of maturity." if that's what they are, they are very friendly. If you are worried, see a dermatologist.
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dr. Jerome Litt
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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology

In brief: Black growths

The black growths you describe could be skin tags , seborrheic keratoses, moles or other conditions.
See a dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment.

In brief: Black growths

The black growths you describe could be skin tags , seborrheic keratoses, moles or other conditions.
See a dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dr. Coyle Connolly
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