Pictures of abnormal moles
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The photo below shows a very dark mole. Darkening is one possible sign that a mole is becoming cancerous. This mole is about a centimetre across.
The photo below shows a mole that has an area of inflammation around it. The inflamed area is about 7 millimetres at its widest, but you can see that the original mole is much smaller than that. Inflammation is another sign that you should have checked out by a doctor.
The photo below shows the irregular outline of a melanoma. Normal moles are usually much rounder, with smooth borders.
Below is a very small melanoma. It is only about 4 or 5 millimetres across. But you can see clearly that it is not the same colour throughout. It also has an irregular shape. Irregular colour and shape are signs that should be checked by a doctor.
The picture below shows clearly a melanoma that is spreading out from a normal mole. If you have a mole that has changed in this way, you should see your doctor as soon as possible.
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