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ament 09-04-2013 11:52 AM

Weird mole.
I've had a mole on the back of my neck for as long as I can remember. I never paid much attention to it, but last night I noticed it was kinda weird-looking and larger than I remember it being. It's sorta strangely-shaped, kinda like a chocolate chip. I'm not actually sure if this is always what it's looked like, and I'm noticing it for the first time (I'm 31) or if it has changed.

I would get it checked out, but I have two young children I can't drag to the dr. office with me. It's just very hard for me to make an appointment. I'm worried about making an appointment for nothing.

mmisty 09-04-2013 07:07 PM

Re: Weird mole.
Hi Ament,
You need to get that mole checked by a dermatologist. If you have to take your kids, then do it. It's much better to be safe than sorry.

ament 09-05-2013 07:21 AM

Re: Weird mole.
Can I ask a dumb question? It's a rounded, above the skin type of mole (don't know the medical term for them). Is it possible for something like this to be cancerous? I thought I read that only the flat moles could turn into melanoma.

mmisty 09-05-2013 01:48 PM

Re: Weird mole.
Anything is possible. I would still get it checked by a dermatologist.

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