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My husband has a horrid looking mole on his back. the actual

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Hi my husband has a horrid looking mole on his back. the actual mole seems to have gone there is an area around it that is very red and itchy and there is a ridge under the skin about the width of a tennis ball. it keeps getting a pale scab on it which gets rubbed off during the day and is weeping and crusty. I have a picture if I am able to up load it. He also has 2 or 3 around this one that are not symmetrical and have different patches of colour in one of them and another one that is pale and looks like dry skin. He has had cancer before (testicular with spread to lymph node in his back) I am very worried about this. He has an appointment on the 30th sept but I would like him to go sooner.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

I can help

do you have a picture of the mole?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Yep they are attached below.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

So that is just how it looks?

he hasn't had any treatment for that?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No he hasn't had any treatment
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

This looks not only bad but infected

it needs removed and he needs antibiotics

I would go in to urgent care today

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you for your response, would this concern you for skin cancer?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

No, not really

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