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How can you tell if a mole is a cancerous mole?

I have a mole on my arm and im wondering if its a cancerous mole

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Melanoma, the cancerous type of mole are irregular in shape, or have a rough edge, not round. They are generally darker in color but sometimes can be multicolored, They do not have hair growing from them, Any mole that changes shape or color should be looked at by a doctor.

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show a doctor maybe?

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If it is, will a doctor remove it?
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They'd probably recommend you to a surgeon?
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Look at pictures online and compare I guess

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Only a doctor can tell you for sure.

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If it is, will a doctor remove it?
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. . . if it is black. See the doctor.

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Large, wierd colors, odd shape, growing.

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A B C D abnormal boarders, change in color, diameter. if the mole is not the same on each side, the color has changed , the appearance is red or black, if it is bleeding, if the size has changed. these are all things to be concerned with but the best advice is WHEN IN DOUBT, CHECK IT OUT !!!!!!

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I learned this in health litterally a week ago. Melanoma is a type of cancerous mole and the signs of melanoma is the irregular shape of the mole. So moles which aren't cancerous are almost perfectly round, while cancerous moles have weird mishaped edges.

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Ask the doctor

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Have a biopsy/scraping of the mole or just have it removed to be safe and then the Pathologist will tell you if it was cancer. Then also, you need to have a whole body check to make sure you are totally clear.

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Make the appointment and get it checked by a dermotologist. He/She will check all other spots and moles on your skin too so you can be reassured. The irregular shape thing is not always the case. I had a melanoma mole that looked exactly like a pencil-top eraser - same size, shape and color. Others have black moles, etc. But they vary, so get it checked out.

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If its not, can they still take it off?
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Yes, your dermatologist will take it off if you wish. If the test comes back for cancer, they will definately take it off.
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go to the doctor and get it checked out

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