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Cure for a mole on penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a small mole on shaft of my penis. I just found it. It does not turn white with vinegar so can I assume it is a regular mole?
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   dr xxx here
User :   hello
Doctor :   let me readyour query
Doctor :   how long have u had this mole ?
User :   dont know - i just found it
Doctor :   how old are you? and can u describe the size, color, of the mole ?
User :   45 , smaller than size ofa pin, it is barely raised and it is slightly grayish
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   there is nothing to be worried about this
Doctor :   this is a normal mole
Doctor :   also, please remember to watch for any changes, either in size, shape, color of the mole
User :   Thanks - whatif it ishrinks or goes away?
Doctor :   as a changed features of a mole can be signs of skin cancer (malignant melanoma) which is very difficult to treat
Doctor :   if it shrinks or goes away, it would have been a wart, and you can be carefree
Doctor :   but moles usually dont go away by themselves
User :   should i worry about a std wart?
Doctor :   the only thing about, warts due to STDs (syphilis or EBV), are recurrent and increase to various sizes
Doctor :   so u need to exercise precaution and protection
User :   Should I assume this is a mole and not an std wart
Doctor :   the description given by u , fits a benign mole
Doctor :   and not a wart
User :   ok thanks!
Doctor :   you are welcome

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