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Are Face Moles That Grow In A Couple Of Months Considered Dangerous?

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Are Face Moles That Grow In A Couple Of Months Considered Dangerous?

Postby jamian48 » Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:13 pm

I would say so yes... kind of suspicious.
Any sudden change like that could be indicative of a problem.
Have you spent alot of time in the sun lately? Ask your doctor to check it out.

This is from WebMD:

Most moles are not dangerous. The only moles that are of medical concern are those that look different than other existing moles or those that first appear after age 20. If you notice changes in a mole's color, height, size or shape, you should have a dermatologist (skin doctor) evaluate it. You also should have moles checked if they bleed, ooze, itch, appear scaly, or become tender or painful.

Examine your skin with a mirror or ask someone to help you. Pay special attention to areas of your skin that are often exposed to the sun, such as the hands, arms, chest, neck, face, and ears.

If your moles do not change over time, there is little reason for concern. If you see any signs of change in an existing mole, if you have a new mole, or if you want a mole to be removed for cosmetic reasons, talk to your dermatologist.

ow Do I Know if a Mole Is Cancer? continued...

The following ABCDEs are important characteristics to consider when examining your moles. If a mole displays any of the signs listed below, have it checked immediately by a dermatologist. It could be cancerous.

* Asymmetry. One half of the mole does not match the other half.

* Border. The border or edges of the mole are ragged, blurred, or irregular.

* Color. The color of the mole is not the same throughout or has shades of tan, brown, black, blue, white, or red.

* Diameter. The diameter of a mole is larger than the eraser of a pencil.

* Elevation.A portion of the mole appears elevated, or raised from the skin.

Melanoma is a form of skin cancer. The most common location for melanoma in men is the back and in women, it is the lower leg. Melanoma is the most common cancer in women ages 25 to 29.
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Are Face Moles That Grow In A Couple Of Months Considered Dangerous?

Postby Dresden » Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:14 pm

motives of moles Melanin is a organic pigment that promises your pores and skin its colour. this is produced in cells referred to as melanocytes, the two interior the appropriate layer of the floor (pores and skin) or the outer layers of the floor's 2d layer (pores and skin). Melanin is then transported to the exterior cells of your pores and skin. usually, melanin is dispensed flippantly, yet now and lower back melanocytes strengthen at the same time in a cluster, giving upward thrust to moles. Scientists do no longer understand why moles strengthen or what purpose they serve, if any, even though they do seem to be desperate in the previous start. maximum moles are possibility unfastened and don't require particular care, yet some human beings have unusual-finding moles, referred to as dysplastic nevi, that are lots greater probably to teach cancerous than straightforward moles are. a common moles happen maximum usually on the lower back in the two men and girls human beings, and additionally on the tummy, chest and legs in women human beings. therapy in the adventure that your well being practitioner takes a tissue pattern of the mole and famous it to be cancerous, the entire mole and a margin of regular tissue around it ought to be bumped off. frequently a mole that has been bumped off won't reappear. If it does, see your well being practitioner immediately. therapy of maximum moles frequently isn't needed. For splendor motives, a mole may well be bumped off in numerous procedures: Shave excision. in this methodology, your well being practitioner numbs the section around a mole and then makes use of a small blade to shave off the mole on the brink of your pores and skin. Punch biopsy. Your well being practitioner could eliminate a mole with a small incision or punch biopsy technique, which makes use of a small cookie-cutter-like gadget. Excisional surgical technique. in this methodology, your well being practitioner cuts out the mole and a surrounding margin of wholesome pores and skin. those suggestions are frequently complete interior the workplace of your well being practitioner or dermatologist and take purely a quick time.
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