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My son has a flat mole I just noticed in his scalp. Is that

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My son has a flat mole I just noticed in his scalp. Is that good or bad that its flat? Is that a cancerous type mole
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

What is his age?

Associated itching,redness around the mole?

Is it irregular in shape?

What is it's size?

 

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He is four no itching seems to be shape if kinda like a square 1/4 inch maybe. It's the same shape on each side if you were to half it. All same color too light colored
Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

Hello,
Thanks for providing more information.

Firstly i want to assure that if it is flat,regular in shape then this mole can be benign.

 

However if there is changes in the shape (Asymmetry), changes in the borders of the mole (irregular borders),changes in color, if the mole gets larger than it once was (anything greater than 6 mm is considered suspicious), and elevation-if the mole is elevated or raised from the skin it should be considered suspicious and melanoma should be ruled out.

 

 

 

 

 

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you:)
Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

You are most welcome.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How can I send u a pic. So if it completely flesh with the skin it is not cancerous right
Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

Please do send a picture! You may use the "paper clip" icon on the text entry form toolbar to upload a digital picture. Alternatively, you may send your picture to a photo hosting site, such as Flickr or Photobucket, and provide a link to the picture in a reply to this information request.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I can't down load it either way. Is there an email
Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Sorry dear,if you are not able to send a picture then it's OK.

As per your description about mole,in my opinion,it is benign(non cancerous) and you shouldn't worry at all.

You just look at it every month to see if there is an change in shape,color,border,size.

Otherwise it's just a mole.

 

 

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Thank you.

 

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

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I can't get it to go thru. Is there any way to get this to you to make me feel betterHow can I save a photo in my phone to computer to get it to you
Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.

Unfortunately this picture did not open.

 

You can use

paper icon in your reply forum.

 

 

Thanks.

 

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