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I have a new mole appeared, small and on my leg. Could it be

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I have a new mole appeared, small and on my leg. Could it be cancerous?
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: No
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 18 days ago.

Hi! I am Dr Saleem. Welcome to JA.
Thank you for the question. I will be answering your query shortly.

Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 18 days ago.

I understand your concern.

Can you please share a picture of mole?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
File attached (QG1TQ64)
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 18 days ago.

Thank you for sharing the photo.

May I know your age please?

Do you have similar looking moles elsewhere?

Have you scratched it?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
19, I have some moles but not alot
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
No not scratched
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 18 days ago.

You can keep an eye on this one for a couple of weeks and see if it grows. It's pretty small with symmetrical shape and regular borders. The color is quite uniform too. I wouldn't be worried if this one doesn't grow.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Great thanks so much
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 18 days ago.

My pleasure.