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Dr. S. Attili
Dr. S. Attili, Dermatologist & Dermatopathologist
Category: Dermatology
Satisfied Customers: 5175
Experience:  MRCP (Dermatology), Int. Board Certification in Dermatopathology
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I think I have a cancer mole can I send you a picture? And

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I think I have a cancer mole can I send you a picture? And what should I do to prevent future moles?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 8 months ago.
Hello. I am Dr. Venkat Attili, Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist with over 10 years of experience in this field. I am here to assist you and will answer your questions to your complete satisfaction. Can you please upload a picture at your convenience? Here are the site's instructions if you need help doing that: http://ww2.justanswer.com/help/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert-0
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Okay will do soon.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Here they are
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 8 months ago.
Thanks. How long have you had these moles for? Have they changed recently? Any history of melanoma? What makes you worry?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I don't think I have melanoma. I got the lower bigger one about two years ago maybe. I worry just to be safe.
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 8 months ago.
ok. No both of them look completely benign. Nothing to worry :)
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
But the border, asymmetry, and color (a part of the ABCDE's), looks abnormal.
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 8 months ago.
no, they look fine to me...
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Okay how do I get them removed?
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 8 months ago.
you can see a dermatologist and have them cut out if you want them removed for cosmetic reasons.