Moles – Causes, Warning Signs and Prevention

By The Captain July 3, 2020

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The ABCDE warning signs for unusual moles

  • A is for asymmetrical shape. One half is different than the other half.
  • B is for border. Some moles have irregular, scalloped borders.
  • C is for color. Some moles modified their color, having more colors or uneven color.
  • D is for diameter. Moles larger than 1/4 inch (about 6 millimeters) should be checked out by a dermatologist.
  • E is for evolving. Look for growth that changes in size, shape, color or height.

People with unusual moles have a higher risk of developing melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer. See also 6 Disease Symptoms You Should Never Ignore!


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