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6 Types Of Moles You Should Never Ignore

Plenty of people have moles and not all moles are necessarily cause for concern. Sometimes, it can be hard to decipher which need attention and which are harmless, and that is why mole checks are important. However, there are certain types of moles you should never ignore, and if you see moles with these characteristics on your body, you should go see a dermatologist as soon as possible.

Multicolored Moles

Never ignore a mole that is more than one color or changing in color. “Melanoma cells can develop in moles you have on your body — about 25 percent of melanomas develop from moles you have,” Dr. Torbeck says. Melanoma classically tends to produce more and more color, usually changing from brown to black, according to Dr. Rachel Nazarian of Schweiger Dermatology Group. Any moles that have increased in darkness, that are turning black, or just look darker than your other moles should be checked.

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Source: Bustle – 6 Types Of Moles You Should Never Ignore By, Carina Wolff

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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