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Changed mole after trauma

Hi,
I have a mole on my back, it was reddish brown, oval in shape, symmetrical, flat and 3mm. Over a couple of week it became slightly raised and as I was preoccupied with it I picked it. It has healed fine and is now not as raised as before but it is lighter in colour, is now a rectangular shape and is now around 4mm. Is this normal?
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As you damaged it yes it could have changed esp if it bled. It may over time go back to the original colour.

Leave it alone and observe once a week for the next month. If no change then you're fine. Then go to once a month.

Take care.
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Hello,
You should get this evaluated from a dermatologist because as a thumb rule if you notice changes in the mole's/mark’s color, height, size or shape, you should have a dermatologist evaluate it. You also should have it checked if it bleeds, oozes, itches, appear scaly, or become tender or painful.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.





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