My skin color is very fair and has an impressive number of moles. This commun for all my father's relatives including him and my brother. Due to the fact that some of the moleswhere exposed to damage because of their position (on my back just where the bra is, on the neck) the doctor removed them. The biopsy showed that they were benign. I am very worried because one removed mole which was on my neck grew back. The same size and color. Regular shape (small black about 2mm).
Should I ring the alarm? Is there any chance that could be the sign of skin cancer? I don't have any other disturbing symptoms.
What kind of exams should I do?
Sincerly, I don't trust the doctors in my country anymore. I live in Republic of Moldova - a country where doctors work just for the commercial benefit almost like serial killers.
My aunt - the sister of my father died two years ago because of melanoma.
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You should consider getting the new mole examined (and biopsied if needed) to rule out chances of cancer. If there has been history of skin cancer in family, you should consider getting tumor maker tests done to predict if you have chances of developing cancer. If your tumor marker tests show elevated levels, then the removal of newly appearing moles or changing moles should be considered (along with periodic evaluation and PET scan to rule out metastatic spread). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/dermatologist/cosmetic surgeon.
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