I"m a 28-year-old male, and have actually had actually a mole on my stomach for as lengthy as I can remember. Recently, for the initially time, a babsence hair has started to thrive out of it. This resulted in it to become even more elevated than before, so I plucked the hair and also it settled earlier down. However before, the hair has actually now grown earlier and the mole has become inflamed and painful to the touch.

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Could this be a melanoma? I review somewhere that the reality my mole has actually a hair thriving out of it indicates it nearly certainly isn"t cancerous, however I"m not certain and also would certainly love some reassurance/advice.

My situation is slightly facility by the truth I"m abroad for the following 2 months, through little opportunity to watch a GP.

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Moderator Jenn

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15 Feb 2020 13:31

Inflamed mole with hair

15 Feb 2020 13:31 in response to PMac123

Hello PeteI"m sorry to hear that you have some pertains to around a mole. Unfortunately the just perboy that will certainly have the ability to provide you answers concerning this mole is a Dr. I do hope that you"re able to make arrangements to see someone. 

Best wishes, JennCancer Chat moderator



1402 short articles since

18 Jul 2011

15 Feb 2020 14:30

Inflamed mole via hair

15 Feb 2020 14:30 in response to PMac123


As Jenn has actually already sassist, only a GP deserve to offer you the reassurance that your mole is OK. Generally speaking, a mole with a hair thriving from it is less likely to be cancerous. However, you need to bear in mind that melanoma doesn"t always follow the rules so get it viewed once you get house & hopetotally it will be fine.

Angie (melanoma patient)

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