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I have a 4.5 mm...
I have a 4.5 mm mole on my stomach. It has been there for some time. I have fair skin and freckles . This mole I’m alittle concerned with. It does not bleed , itch , or scab . Does this look like melanoma ?
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Oncology
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
This is very close up picture of the mole. It’s not raised. ( maybe slightly ) it does seem even in color
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Oncologist: Dr Uzaer, Cancer Surgeon replied 7 months ago
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Oncologist: Dr Uzaer, Cancer Surgeon replied 7 months ago

Melanoma looks like any other mole, what separates it from benign moles is that it itches, bleeds, grows in size rapidly, ulcerates and develops irregular borders. So, if your mole has not shown any of these characteristics, then it is not a melanoma.

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