Q. The shape of my freckle worries me. Please have a look at it.

Answered by
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Dec 18, 2017

Hi doctor,

I would like you to look at a freckle (I do not know if it is a mole) that is on my upper thigh. I have had this for many years and it is completely flat. I have not noticed any changes and I have no other symptoms. It was just the shape that I was a bit concerned about. It measures 5 mm by 3 mm.



Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have gone through your images (attachment removed to protect patient identity).

  • The lesion appears more like a nevus (mole). It appears totally benign. I do not find any atypical features in it as of now.
  • You could relax as the lesion does not have any danger signs.
  • However, you should monitor it once every six months for any increase in size, changes in shape, itching, and erosions.
  • Serial photographs of the lesion could help in the long term.

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