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DERMDOC19: i've had this mole on my leg for about 1.5 years,

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DERMDOC19: HI, i've had this mole on my leg for about 1.5 years, or at least that's as long as I remember having it. It's about 1.2mm and has been since I noticed it, I've measured it. it's medium brown and on the back of my leg. I've had skin checks since knowing I've had it and nobody ever said anything about it. Is it then unlikely to be melanoma especially if it hasn't grown?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 6 months ago.

I am a cancer doctor

that is a benign mole

it is not melanoma

even if it has grown.

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
oh good, even if it's new from a few years ago?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 6 months ago.

yes, even if it is new

it looks benign.