Does this mole look like it could be nodular melanoma? (photos)
Botox Price Calculator
What would you like to change?
Enter your info to request custom estimates from three local providers.
These providers will send a more accurate price based on your needs.
Doctor Answers 1
Is this melanoma?
Thanks for your question.
There is a variety of melanoma called a desmoplastic melanoma that can have this appearance. If your mole is itchy, bleeding, you have a family history of melanoma, or you have had blistering sunburns in your youth, it is more likely to be a melanoma. I would recommend an excisional biopsy (taken right out) of the mole to really make the diagnosis.Hope this helps!
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.