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What causes moles?

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Dr. David Levens
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: They are natural

Moles, "nevi", also called "beauty marks" are pigmented skin growths that usually appear at a very young age but can become more apparent with further growth.
The vast majority are totally benign and don't require treatment. Rarely, if a mole changes suddenly, consult with a dermatologist for possible biopsy as abnormal cells may be present.

In brief: They are natural

Moles, "nevi", also called "beauty marks" are pigmented skin growths that usually appear at a very young age but can become more apparent with further growth.
The vast majority are totally benign and don't require treatment. Rarely, if a mole changes suddenly, consult with a dermatologist for possible biopsy as abnormal cells may be present.
Dr. David Levens
Dr. David Levens
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pigment cells

It is a collection of melanocyctes or pigment cells that were microscopically present since birth and grew to a visible size.

In brief: Pigment cells

It is a collection of melanocyctes or pigment cells that were microscopically present since birth and grew to a visible size.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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