Diagnose + Mole Removal

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Will a Melanoma Grow Back from Shave Biopsy?

If a shave biopsy on a mole was done, and it happened to be melanoma but was misdiagnosed as benign, would the melanoma grow back in the biopsy site? READ MORE

Biopsy Results On Mole Say "Benign Appearing"?

My biopsy results say I have a "benign appearing" lesion and final diagnosis is a compound nevi. Why does it say "appearing"...to... READ MORE

Does a positive Melan A stain on a pathology report equal a melanoma?

I recently had a shave biopsy and am a bit confused by the pathology report. The final diagnosis is atypical junctional melanocytic proliferation. The... READ MORE

Is this melanoma, should I get it tested? (Photo)

Had mole on left buttock since birth. Feel like it may be larger now that I am older, but not sure. Went to see dr and they werent concerned. But,... READ MORE

Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome? How is This Diagnosed?

I saw my GP yesterday about my moles and he referred me to a plastic surgeon to biopsy of 2 of them (on back and on 5th web space of hand). As part of... READ MORE

Understanding Mole Biopsy Results; Any suggestions?

My biopsy result says "Lentiginous junctional nevus with mild atypical melanocytic hyperplasia extending to margins." How should this be... READ MORE

I have a mole type thing on my labia. I'm wondering if it is a mole or something else? (Photo)

I have a mole type thing on my labia. I'm wondering if it is a mole or something else? I don't know if I should go to a dermatologist or a obgyn. I'm... READ MORE

Four different medical professionals and two different diagnoses. Wart or mole? How can I be sure one way or the other? (Photo)

Clinic doctor & nurse practioner diagnosd me with genital warts. Specialist Gyno doc & emergency room doc diagnosed me with compound nevus.... READ MORE

Do I have an early stage of melanoma based on this mole? (Photo)

This is a new mole, I haven't ever seen it before. It is uneven and doesn't have symmetry, yet it is small. It is different shades of brown, but it's... READ MORE

Worried about my mole. Could it be skin cancer? (Photo)

I have a mole on my back which i have had all my life. Recently i noticed it looked a bit different and i don't remember if it looked like this before... READ MORE

Is this a mole? What is it? (Photo)

So sometime in the last few weeks this brown splotch has shown up in the bottom of my pinky toe... It will not wash off and has been there a week now.... READ MORE

I have a "mole" on my stomach, 5+ years. No change in size or color that I can rememeber. What could it be? (Photo)

I have had this mole for more than 5 years, no issues. The size hasn't changed and the pattern has been the same. It has an irregular pattern and is... READ MORE

Is this a non-cancerous or cancerous mole? Should I be concerned and see a doctor? (Photo)

This mole is located under the left breast. It's approximately half (slightly smaller) the size of a pencil eraser. I've had it for years (unsure of... READ MORE

Is this a mole, and is it easily removable? (Photos)

I've had this hard raised bump on the left side of my nose for over 10 years. I recently went to a dermatologist, who said it was a flesh colored mole... READ MORE

What is an elevated mole a cause for concern?

I've got this mole on my head, which makes it harder to diagnose, for quite a long time now. On some days I would get the habit of touching until it... READ MORE

Mole or melanoma? (Photo)

I saw this I'd say 3 years ago or maybe even longer than that suddlenly appear on my leg but I never payed attention to it until just recently, I... READ MORE

I have whiteheads that won't pop. What are they? Could this be a mole? (Photo)

A couple of days ago I noticed I had what appeared to be a whitehead on my upper cheek but when I tried popping it nothing came out . I've been... READ MORE

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