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mole on her back has started to itch

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My daughter has had a mole on her back I have always said we need to keep an eye. On that recently it has started to itch should we be concerned?

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replied May 28th, 2012
Skin Cancer Answer A35392

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. The ithcing sensation of the mole can be due to contact dermatitis of the area but since the mole has started ithcing, so definitely melanoma has to be ruled out.

As a thumb rule, if you notice changes in the mole's/mark’s color, height, size or shape or characteristics, you should have a dermatologist evaluate it.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations, and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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