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mole developed a pin sized dark spot

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I have a mole on my arm (a little bigger than a pencil eraser) that I've had all my life, developed a pin sized dark spot over the past several months. Showed my derm who said it "falls within the bell curve of normal," not to be concerned unless I see significant change, and he would see me for a checkup in one year. Should I seek a second opinion?


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replied May 29th, 2016
Skin Cancer Answer A57434
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Moles are mostly benign but if it bothers you you may consult a plastic surgeon and let them remove it for you.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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