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Painful moles

Postby Jenny135 on Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:57 am

Hi, the last few months i noticed that some of my moles became painful when touched. I have a lot more moles now than a year before. Do i need to check them and where?
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Re: Painful moles

Postby Dr Zainab Laftah on Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:31 pm

Dear Jenny135

We would recommend that any moles or lesions that are changing;
- become asymmetrical
- have irregular borders
- change in colour
- increase in size
- become itchy, painful or start to crust
should be reviewed by a GP or dermatologist.

Best wishes

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Re: Painful moles

Postby Jenny135 on Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:21 am

Thank u. Also I am pregnant at the moment so is there any chance that my moles are itchy or painful because of the pregnancy?
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Re: Painful moles

Postby Dr Zainab Laftah on Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:00 pm

Moles can change during pregnancy but we would always recommend having them assessed by a GP/Dernatologist.
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