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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

Hello,

What is his age?

Associated itching,redness around the mole?

Is it irregular in shape?

What is it's size?

 

Customer: replied 4 years 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

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 4 years ago.
Thank you:)

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
How can I send u a pic. So if it completely flesh with the skin it is not cancerous right

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I can't down load it either way. Is there an email

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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Customer: replied 4 years 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

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.

Unfortunately this picture did not open.

 

You can use

paper icon in your reply forum.

 

 

Thanks.

 

Hello,

Sorry dear,

This link is not working.

 

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