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new moles and freckles

Over the past few months i have notices several new moles maybe freckles since they are small in size and light in color apearing on my body. a few on my chest, and a few on my arms. i also have a new mole apearring close to a birth mark on my inner thigh. what could be making these appear ? and should i get them checked out ?
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Not to worry unlesss they suddenly increse insize,change colors,become itchy,bleed,or become elevated.Alway good to show doc once.
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Hello,
From the symptoms that you have described,it sounds like freckles or lentigo.It does not sound like a melanoma. It is a small, sharply circumscribed, pigmented macule surrounded by normal-appearing skin.
Cryosurgery using liquid nitrogen and laser are the main treatment modalities.Although there are many skin creams like hydroquinone and salicylic acid,but their use needs prescription .I would recommend a dermatologist’s consultation for this.

Hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional doubts.Kind regards.


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