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I've had a mole on my upper thigh since I was a child - i…

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Hi. My name is ***** ***** had a mole on my upper thigh since I was a child - i can't remember how old exactly - I just remember it always being there from quite a young age. It is quite large (maybe 7mm) is only slightly raised, is light pink in colour, only slightly irregularly shapes but is mainly a sort of an oval shape - the same shape I always remember it being and has a few hairs growing through it. From what I can tell, it has not changed in shape or colour, it has never bled and is not itchy or painful. I am just wanting to know if this is something I should be concerned about?

Doctor's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

Nope, just the above, there are no issues. I am just curious as to whether I should go and see someone about it. It's been there since I was young, and I have been told that moles that grow in childhood are usually not cause for concern unless they start changing.

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dermatology
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The attached photo is of the mole on my thigh.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I thought it might be useful for you.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Also, I am female and 30 years old.
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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 years ago
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Do you have any more pics?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Just that one.
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 years ago

No, if it hasn't changed at all this is nothing to worry about

and it looks totally benign as well

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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 years ago

Please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it. :)

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