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  • Are your moles malignant?

  • Here are some tell-tale signs

    Consult your dermatologist immediately if any of your moles or pigmented spots exhibit the following:

    Asymmetry:
    One half unlike the other half

     

    Border Irregularity:
    Scalloped or poorly circumscribed border

     

    Color varied from one area to another; can be shades of tan, brown, black, white, red or blue
    Diameter larger than 
    6 mm
    as a rule (about the diameter of a pencil eraser)

    Source: American Academy of Dermatology

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