What Kind of Cancerous Disease Look Like Moles?

Q:
What kind of cancerous disease look like moles?

A:
Following types of cancers resemble moles:

  • Melanoma. A very dangerous kind of skin cancer. It may arise from a once normal mole or pigmented spot. It is larger, darker and have more irregular colors and shapes than normal moles. Most melanomas are not raised.
  • Lentigo maligna. An uncommon superficial skin cancer that generally appears on faces of older adults with too much sun exposure. If untreated, it will become lentigo maligna melanoma, a more serious disease.
  • Basal cell carcinoma. It is usually pearly, pink, or reddish in color and may bleed. It may be confused with melanoma or a benign mole.

Therefore, you need to care about moles on your body. They may develop into cancer. They may also be a sign of cancer. The best way to know whether your moles are potentially harmful is to have them checked in hospital. Take your doctor’s advice. A regular check is recommended.

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