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Mole under chin, grows bigger in size, pain on touching, acne with pus on the edge of mole. Acne near mole dangerous?

Hi, I am 17 and I have a mole under my chin since I was a kid. I notice the size of it grows bigger over time and now the size is about 0.5 cm wide. It hurts around the mole area and also when I touch the mole for like past 2 days and now there s like an acne with pus at the edge of the mole. Is it dangerous or I just happen to have acne near the mole? But I never had an acne under my chin before.... please help
Asked On : Thu, 28 Jun 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

Healthcare Magic will do some help for you, keep faith on it.

A mole is a Benign pigmented developmental anomaly of skin. It may remains asymptomatic and harmless for life long

BUT it will be a concern when you notice..(ABCD)

A-Area-Rapid enlargement of area

B- Border- Abnormal, irregular and active border

C- Color- Rapid change of color tone

D- Diameter- Diameter increase rapidly

If any of above findings is present you must go to a dermatologist/ Surgeon.

For acne near chin- You need to wash it for 2/3 times daily with a soap/ face wash then apply a Erythromycine/ Clindamycine lotion twice daily for 2 weeks and let us know the follow up.

With regards.

Answered: Thu, 28 Jun 2012
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