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I have a mole on my arm, lately i been having pain on the arm that i have my mole on. The pain starts from my hand to my shoulder, my mole is located under my shoulder.
Could it be the mole that's making my arm hurt?? Or would the mole hurt by itself without affecting the rest of my arm. I have no symptoms of itching bleeding, my mole did change a little bit in color while i was pregnant. It turn a little light brown on the edge. I have heard that birth control and pregnancy make moles change colr??? Im very concerned about skin cancer. i have a dr. appt wed. Also is growing hair on it a good sign? thanks (=
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replied March 1st, 2010
Based upon the information that you have provided, It is very unlikely that this mole is causing your arm pain.

It would be best to have your doctor (or a Dermatologist) examine this mole, and if they believe that it is suspicious for melanoma, then as biopsy should be performed.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

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