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Moles becoming raised with age

Postby Lara J C on Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:04 pm

Is it normal for moles to become raised with age? Why does this happen?
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Re: Moles becoming raised with age

Postby Alisonmorgan on Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:44 pm

Hi, i have noticed several of my moles have become more raised the older I get, they are all fine though as I get them checked regularly.
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Re: Moles becoming raised with age

Postby Dr Anton Alexandroff on Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:09 pm

Thank you very much for your question,

yes it is quite normal that moles become raised with age. We do not really understand why it happens. It is a good die to continue to monitor all your moles and check that they are symmetrical in colour, shape and outline.

I hope this is helpful.
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