Mole on my lower back growing. Any suggestions? (photos)
Doctor Answers 1
Thank you for your question. Normal moles may gradually grow as we get older. With that being said, I always recommend to have any new or changing lesions to be evaluated by a dermatologist, who will use an instrument called a dermatoscope. This instrument allows the lesion to be viewed under higher magnification, and if there are any concerning or abnormal features noted, then the lesion should be biopsied and sent to a lab for further evaluation. I highly recommend you consult with a board certified dermatologist to have your skin evaluated and to discuss treatment options that best suit you. Take care and good luck.
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