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moles

What are the causes of moles? Are there any new treatment that can prevent them from occuring?? Maybe gene therapy or stem cell. Also does acne or bad diet causes moles??

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Bruce
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Hi Bruce,

Moles or melanocytic nevus occur when melanocytes or cells in the skin grow in a cluster. The environment and genetics may also play an important role in its development. They may darken after exposure to the sun, during the teen years, and during pregnancy. There are several types of moles such as congenital nevi or  dysplastic nevi. There are no new treatment that prevent them from occurring. Discuss with your dermatologist the different methods of mole removal and decide on which method is best for you. Take care and best regards.
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