I have a dark patch on my skin. It is not itchy, swollen or bumpy. It is just discolored skin. It is about the size of a quarter coin. It is evenly colored. It has been there since about four years and it may have become a little bigger. But, I am not sure. I wanted to know if I have anything drastic or needs immediate attention since I may not have access to a doctor until next month.
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I have read your query in detail and viewed the attached pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and do understand your concern.
It is an acquired Melanocytic Nevus.Treatment plan:
They are considered benign melanomas and nothing actively needs to be done for them.Preventive measures:
If the mole shows sudden increase in size, differential pigmentation, bleeding, irregular borders, etc., then you may go for skin biopsy.Regarding follow up:
For further doubts consult a dermatologist online ---> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist
Thank you for the quick response. I feel a lot comfortable knowing that it is not something too drastic. Do you suggest me to go for some treatment for it? Or shall I just observe it?
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For further information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist
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