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Mole Color

Moles, otherwise called nevi, are small brown or black spots on the skin surface formed due to the cluster of melanin pigments. They can be brown, black, beige, blue, or pink, and can vary in texture. A change in the mole color is one of the signs of melanoma.

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What is the treatment for skin tag in my groin area?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 42-year-old male. I have what looks like a mole or skin tag in my groin area. The mole or tag itself does not hurt. The mole or tag is soft and rubbery. I noticed a hard boil like a lump under the tag or mole a couple of weeks ago. When I squeeze it, blood would come out. It did ...  Read Full »

Dr. Thakare Sampada Avinash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This is an acrochordon (skin tag) which must be secondarily infected due to constant squeezing. Groin area, armpits, and neck are the common site of skin tags. Was there color chang...  Read Full »

I have moles. Does my mole look suspicious?

Query: Hi doctor,Is the mole in these images suspicious? One photo was of the same mole two years ago, and the other picture is of today. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Thank you for the query. I have reviewed your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). It is good that you are observing the mole. The mole size is almost the same, and there is no change in color, asymmetry, or border ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for the tiny moles reddened by accidental poking while gardening?

Query: Hi doctor, Can you please take a look at this tiny mole? I am not sure for how long it has been there, but I do not particularly remember seeing it or standing out. I saw it a few weeks ago (for no particular reason, just putting on my socks), and it seemed a bit more red, and I thought I would have...  Read Full »

Dr. V. Srikanth Reddy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is normal if you have a confirmed history of any trauma during gardening, but if you are unsure, kindly get a dermoscopic examination done for confirmation of diagnosis. From the image attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's i...  Read Full »

What is the 6 mm mole on the side of my head?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently discovered a mole on the side of my head which is less than 6 mm in diameter and looks irritated. I would appreciate having someone look at it to further determine if I should have it looked at in person. I have had the mole my whole life. However, I do not remember it appea...  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The mole certainly looks irritated and red (attachment removed to protect patient's identity). Perhaps it is due to trauma. Trauma is the most common cause of a mole becoming inflamed or irritated. I suggest you use an OTC (over-the-counter) topical antibiotic like Neos...  Read Full »

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