How do you know if it is a mole or skin cancer?


Normal mole: smooth edge

National Cancer Institute

Other examples of common moles are: (a) a uniformly brown or brown discoloration of the skin, 1 to 2 mm in diameter, (b) a major change in skin color, (c) a mole that is slightly raised above the surface of the skin. skin, (d) a mole, which stands out more clearly above the skin, and (e) a pink or flesh-colored mole.

All of this is normal and even a mole can go through these stages over time. However, they all have a smooth edge and are clearly separated from the surrounding skin, in contrast to a melanoma tumor.

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