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I'm 31 I noticed a mole but can't get a good look at it beca

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I'm 31 I noticed a mole but can't get a good look at it because it's just inside my belly button. The area around it is starting to get itchy. Should I be concerned? (Contacting you from Ireland)
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
Yes you should
It is in an unusual location.
It is itching.
Both can be warning signs for melanoma.
Go have it examined under a scope by the doctor.
I would look at a picture if you could get it. Even so, this needs an exam with a dermatascope.
Get that done as soon as you can.
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