Mole is a group of melanocytes that protrude on the surface of the skin. A normal mole by itself is not dangerous, but melanoma, melanoma, a type of skin cancer, sometimes appears as a “simple” mole, and thus early detection may save life.
of it are small brown or black spots, appearing individually or as a group anywhere on the surface of the skin.
Most moles appear in childhood or during the first twenty years of your life, it is normal for individuals before puberty to have between 10 to 40 , and some other of it may appear at a later age.
Moles usually change with age, their color becomes lighter and their size less and may disappear with the passage of time, but some of it have evolved from their body, hair grows on them and their size increases, or their color becomes dark especially after exposure to the sun, or during adolescence or pregnancy.
- Moles may be flat or raised.
- Childhood sun exposure increases the number of it .
- Most of it appear before the age of 30.
- Irregular may develop into skin cancer.
- Simple surgery is the only way to remove moles.
- Most are smaller in diameter than a pencil eraser (about 3 cm).
- it is form anywhere on the skin, including the scalp, ears, eyelids, lips, genitals, and anal area.
How do I distinguish between it and skin cancer?
The majority of it are not dangerous. Moles that are more prone to cancer are those that appear to be different from other of it in the body, or those that first appear after the age of 25.
Examine your skin in Ram Clinics or ask someone for help. If you notice one of the signs listed below, you should contact your dermatologist in Ram Clinics to make sure you are safe.
- If the mole is bleeding, itching, or painful.
- If half of the it do not match the other half.
- The edges of the it are rough, inconspicuous, or irregular.
- Mole color is not the same as other skin moles.
- The diameter of the it is larger than a pencil eraser.
- develops in size, shape or color.