Painful mole

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kelnat23
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by kelnat23 on Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:55 pm

Painful mole

Hi. I have a dark mole on my back that has now become sore whenntouched. Should I be alarmed? Thanks

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Dr Zainab Laftah
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by Dr Zainab Laftah on Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:32 pm

Re: Painful mole

Dear kelnat23

I would recommend that you see your GP or a dermatologist about this mole over the next week or so. Whilst I do not want to alarm you as sometimes moles that have been traumatised can be sore, moles that are changing in colour or painful should be assessed further by a GP or a Dermatologist.

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Dr Zainab Laftah
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Dr Walayat Hussain
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by Dr Walayat Hussain on Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:27 pm

Re: Painful mole

Excellent advice from Dr Laftah. If you have any concerns about a mole on your skin, you should seek advice from your GP, who can refer you to a specialist if needed.
Dr Walayat Hussain
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