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mole has solid center with some lighter brown edging?

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For about a year I have had this mole on my left breast that has a solid center with some lighter brown edging. I am wondering if this could be melanoma? If looked at from a ways away it looks symmetrical and circular. Only when one looks at it closer can you see the faint light brown edging. Is this normal? It measures 3mm by 3mm and the center is a darker brown than the edges.

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replied October 29th, 2012
Skin Cancer Answer A39911

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

It is difficult to comment without a proper examination and evaluation of the concerned area.You need to self monitor it for any change in size, color, pain, irregularity of margins, ulceration, etc. Since it has been present for a year it requires a proper analysis.

If any of the above changes appear then you need to contact your Physician for the further investigations and treatment.

Take care!

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