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I have a mole I am worried about, Yes he’s referred me for

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Hi I have a mole I am worried about
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes he’s referred me for second option but think it’s benign I’m just worried it’s got a very small black dot in centre & is raised
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I’m pregnant currently

Hi...Welcome to Just Answer. I am Dr. Sumanth Amperayani and I am here to help you today. I have 15 years of experience in the field of Medicine at a tertiary care referral hospital. I will do my level best to alleviate your health concern. I am currently reviewing your question.

Skin conditions are always best diagnosed and treated after seeing them directly. May I request you to upload some images of the skin lesion, so that I can see and guide you better please.

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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
These are some images it’s only around 3mm max in size on top of back
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
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  1. How long have you had this and has this appeared recently??

  2. Did this start after scratching?

  3. Are there any other similar lesions on the body and in your social contacts?

  4. Are there any sensory symptoms like - itching / burning / pain?

  5. Has there been any recent change in color, consistency, surface, margins or diameter?

  6. Are these in Sun exposed areas too?

  7. Are you having multiple moles on the body?

  8. Is there any family history of Melanoma?

  9. Is there any history of exposure to UV radiation, which comes from the sun and from tanning lights and beds?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
It’s been there a while but just noticed it more recently got health anxiety since being pregnant my grandma had skin cancer aged 75+ but don’t think was melanoma! Never used a sunbed it is in an area exposed to sun but no itching or bleeding
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
This is my only raised mole really it’s soft to touch not firm & symmetrical
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I don’t think it has changed but I am not sure the small black bit is normal is this common
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I have kept an eye on it for a month & it’s not grown & stayed same shape
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Just want a second opinion it doesn’t look cancerous

Thank you for getting back with the image and also the requested necessary information for my better understanding.

From your symptom analysis and correlating it with the medical history and the image you have uploaded I do not think we need to consider Melanoma or skin neoplasm here.

You may be rest assured about this currently.

This is looking like benign raised mole.

But at any point of time if they tend to change the character like the questions I have asked then and you may consider a dermatological consultation in person please.

As of now you may be rest assured that these do not require for the evaluation right now.

I sincerely ***** ***** I have helped you! Please do let me know if you need any further clarification in this regard and we can continue here until you are satisfied, simply use the reply box and let me know.

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Kind regards ***** ***** Sumanth Amperayani

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Is the black spot not a worry
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Thanks very much for your help! Very reassuring

I am happy that my interaction was helpful for you and put your mind at ease.

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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Thank you!

Happy to help.

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