Know Your Mole

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Melanoma is preventable and can be caught early if you watch for the signs.
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One half of the mole is unlike the other half.

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The border of the mole is irregular, scalloped, or poorly defined.

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The mole is varied from area to another. There may be shades of tan and brown and black and sometimes even white, red or blue.

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The diameter of the mole is larger than 6 mm (as a rule), which is the same diameter of a pencil eraser.

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Ordinary moles do not change over time. A mole that changes in size, shape, color, or texture is a warning sign as is a mole that tingles, itches, burns, bleeds, oozes, or feels strange. Another warning sign for melanoma is a sore that does not heal. ANY changes to ANY moles in ANY way should be evaluated by a doctor immediately!

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