Medical Questions > Cancer > Skin Cancer Forum

Moles turning red

Must Read
What is melanoma? This section give you a quick intro to this particular type of skin cancer, including the entire range of types of melanomas....
Doctors are pretty certain that ultraviolet radiation plays a role in the development of melanoma. Which other activities put you at risk of melanoma?...
What does melanoma look like? Learn to identify early signs and symptoms of melanoma with this full description of symptoms of melanoma here....
I have had a small mole on my waist for many years. About three years ago it turned red and looked irritated. I thought it was from rubbing on the waist of my jeans. It turns red and goes back to brown every few months. This morning I noticed another similar thing happening on my shoulder. Only thing is this mole isn't near anything that could be rubbing it. They are not painful just a little more raised. Is this cause for concern?
Did you find this post helpful?
|

User Profile
replied April 23rd, 2009
Extremely eHealthy
Mole that looks red and inflamed and have increased in size, should be checked by dermatologist.
|
Did you find this post helpful?