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Experience:  30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
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Hi I woke up yesterday morning noticing that a mole on my

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I woke up yesterday morning noticing that a mole on my stomach had bled overnight
I have had this mole since I was young and it never cause me problems so I was surprised to see this happening.
Looking at the mole closer I noticed that I scratched it by mistake which may have caused the bleeding.
When I checked the mole again last night, it had developed a dark redish circle around it, like a fading bruise, with the edges still dark but the inner part clear.
I am getting seriously concerned because the mole hurts a bit and I don't know if it's just from the trauma of the scratching or something more serious. I will go to see the A&E tomorrow but any advice would be helpful
Thank you
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
You could have scratched it
But any bleeding mole needs and exam.
Do you have a picture?