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im 39 yr old female. ive had a mole (beauty mark) on my face, right side of my chin, ever since i can remember. last week, it swelled up and was slightly painful, in a short period of time. two days ago after a shower, it was bleeding, the whole top area, and no, i was not picking or itching. last nite after a shower, it bleed again and this morning it has a black crustyness. i have no insurance or regular doctor. should i go see a clinic doctor? im really scared from seeing what the internet is showing me. thank you for your time and have a great day.
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replied June 27th, 2010
Based upon your description, you should probably have this lesion biopsied to rule-out melanoma.


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